December 13, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Uruguay's Chamber of Deputies on Tuesday approved a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. The measure passed by a wide margin after eight hours of debate with 81 votes in favor out of 87 lawmakers present. The bill seeks to create a single law granting equal marriage rights to all individuals, ...[read more]
August 10, 2012
by Leah Kathryn Sell
JURIST Guest Columnist Azadeh Shahshahani National Security/Immigrant Rights' Project Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia says that the unchecked power of the Immigration Enforcement Review Board set up by House Bill 87 is cause for great concern ...Last week, the American ...[read more]
October 1, 2004
by Jeannie Shawl
Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Friday, October 1.Today is the birthday of US Chief Justice William Rehnquist. He turns 80 and becomes the second-oldest chief justice in the nation's history, surpassed only by Roger... ...[read more]

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