March 23, 2015
by Yuxin Jiang
JURIST Guest Columnist Tseliso Thipanyane, of the Columbia University Law School and the Safer South Africa Foundation, discusses human trafficking and slavery issues in Africa and the causes ... More than two hundred years since the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade on March 25, 1807, a ...[read more]
April 19, 2014
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist William Partlett of Columbia University School of Law discusses the current state of the controversy in Ukraine ... Constitution-making has rapidly moved to the forefront of the East-West standoff in the Ukraine. Prime Minister Arsenii Yatsenyuk recently announced an ...[read more]
July 29, 2013
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Christina Wells of the University of Missouri- Columbia School of Law says that the broad provisions of the Espionage Act raise significant First Amendment concerns, mainly that government officials can control all debates by allowing favorable leaks while punishing ...[read more]
October 23, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist David Frakt of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the recent reversal of Salim Hamdan's conviction presents an opportunity to rethink the wisdom of using military commissions to try individuals accused of acts of terrorism...On October 16, 2012, the US ...[read more]
May 26, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Margaret Riley of the University of Virginia School of Law says that a recent district court decision requiring the FDA to begin proceedings to ban the agricultural use of certain antibiotics may be a welcome opportunity to reexamine the regulatory response to the risk of ...[read more]
January 14, 2012
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnists Mark Denbeaux, Nick Stratton and Lauren Winchester of Seton Hall University School of Law say the right to a meaningful habeas corpus proceeding by Guantanamo detainees has been complicated by a recent decision making it more difficult for detainees to challenge the ...[read more]
November 22, 2011
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Jim Chen of the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law says that the recent court decision allowing Sprint and Cellular South to pursue antitrust claims against the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger is an important step toward halting what could be a ...[read more]
January 6, 2010
by JURIST Staff
On January 6, 1964, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the free speech/free press case of New York Times v. Sullivan. Columbia Law School professor Herbert Wechsler argued for the petitioner. Listen to the oral arguments on Oyez, the Supreme Court multimedia database at Northwestern ...[read more]
April 2, 2008
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Allen Rostron of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law says that by approaching the District of Columbia v. Heller case in a spirit of conciliation and compromise rather than extremism, the Court can make its ruling on the interpretation of the Second ...[read more]
September 25, 2007
by Abu Kashif
Ali Khan: Lee C. Bollinger is what you may call crme de la crme. His credentials as a law professor, a legal scholar of the First Amendment, the former dean of the University of Michigan Law School, and now the President of Columbia University have been incredible. With these many... ...[read more]

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