March 22, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Melissa Brumer Fordham University School of Law Class of 2015, discusses the differences in settlement amounts between recent contraceptive lawsuits and argues that Merck may be getting out much more cheaply than its competitors...On Friday, February 7, 2014, Merck & Co... ...[read more]
April 4, 2013
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Nicholas Johnson of the Fordham University School of Law examines the parallels between gun and abortion rights within the context of the proposed assault weapons ban legislation...In my previous piece for JURIST, I demonstrated the inadequacy of the current constitutional ...[read more]
February 25, 2013
by David Mulock
JURIST Guest Columnist Nicholas Johnson of the Fordham University School of Law says that the US Supreme Courts' potential handling of proposed assault weapons ban legislation is uncertain because of an increasingly popular two-step analysis that is more suited to legislation placing a burden upon ...[read more]
September 5, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Guest Columnists Joseph Marren, President and Chief Executive Officer of KStone Partners LLC, and Elizabeth Marren, a student at Fordham University School of Law, say that the Supreme Court's refusal to address the meaning of the Statement and Account Clause in its recent healthcare ...[read more]
May 9, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Olivier Sylvain of the Fordham University School of Law says that the Second Circuit opinion in Viacom v. YouTube represents a growing convergence of opinion in how to interpret the DMCA, which could ultimately be a good development for all parties involved...Early last ...[read more]
September 27, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Alison Nathan of Fordham University School of Law says that in the wake of the US Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in the Baze v. Rees Kentucky lethal injection case, the pending executions of inmates who have brought similar challenges should be put on hold... The U.S... ...[read more]
December 31, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Alison Nathan of Fordham University School of Law says that one of the best and most enduring legacies of the late President Gerald Ford has been John Paul Stevens, his one Supreme Court justice whom he nominated in 1975... As the United States mourns the loss of former ...[read more]
September 26, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Alison Nathan of Fordham University School of Law says that the provision in the military commissions bill stripping the federal courts of habeas jurisdiction over detainees threatens a fundamental element of our constitutional heritage ... Following a claim that former ...[read more]
January 23, 2006
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Zipursky of Fordham University School of Law says that the ongoing Vioxx litigation is exposing serious shortcomings in America's products liability system... In August, a jury in Texas arrived at a huge verdict of $253 million against Merck Pharmaceutical Compa... ...[read more]

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