March 1, 2014
by Fangxing Li
JURIST Guest Columnist Antonio Del Mastro, Northeastern University School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses the possible interpretations of the Copyright Act that the US Supreme Court is tasked with choosing in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., which will determine whether or ...[read more]
January 22, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Wendy E. Parmet: The spread of H5N1, a new, deadly strain of avian influenza, has raised fears of a potential human pandemic. While the virus is not now easily transmissible to humans, scientists fear it may mutate to become more highly contagious, thereby triggering a pandemic. In the last s... ...[read more]
June 11, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Margaret Burnham of Northeastern University School of Law says the trial of alleged Klansman James Seale, accused of kidnapping and then drowning two young men in southwest Mississippi in May 1964, highlights both Mississippi's historical role in Klan violence and the ...[read more]
March 6, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
The National Lawyers Guild announced Thursday that seventy-four law professors have filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs' appeal in the Doe v. Bush war powers lawsuit which was initially dismissed in US District Court in Boston on February 24. Read the brief and review War ...[read more]
February 25, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
Margaret Burnham of Northeastern University School of Law, co-author of the plaintiffs' brief in the Doe v. Bush war powers suit now on expedited appeal to the First Circuit following its dismissal yesterday in US District Court, says that for the first time in litigation the US Government is ...[read more]

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