March 17, 2012
by Zach Gordon
JURIST Guest Columnist Robert Westley of the Tulane University Law School says that a recent Ninth Circuit decision upholding the Washington state's cut to a food aid program for legal immigrants is a prime example of how constitutional formalism justifies leaving some members of the political ...[read more]
February 3, 2012
by Zach Gordon
JURIST Contributing Editor Amos Guiora of the University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law says that the lack of serious punishment for US troops involved in the 2005 killing of 24 innocent Iraqi civilians at Haditha requires immediate and constant training in international law and morality for US ...[read more]
December 21, 2011
by Zach Gordon
JURIST Guest Columnist Scott Gaylord of Elon University School of Law says a district court applied an outdated government speech test when it issued an injunction preventing North Carolina from allowing drivers to select "Choose Life" license plates, the proper test should ask if government ...[read more]
December 14, 2011
by Zach Gordon
JURIST Guest Columnist Shannon Gilreath of Wake Forest University School of Law says that the current litigation strategy seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples only tinkers around the edges of heteronormative institutions when it should be seeking separate institutions that reject these ...[read more]
December 7, 2011
by Zach Gordon
JURIST Guest Columnist Allyn Taylor of the Georgetown University Law Center says countries' efforts to protect their citizens from the public health danger of tobacco may suffer a chilling blow from a successful tobacco company lawsuit in Australia...On November 21, the Australian Parliament ...[read more]
January 7, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The Illinois House passed a bill abolishing the death penalty Thursday, but the bill must still be passed by the Senate with the General Assembly facing a lame-duck session. The amended bill (SB3539) passed the House 60-54 just hours after it had failed by a single vote. It marks the first time ...[read more]

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