October 3, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Jessica Knight: The Senate Judiciary Committee recently held a hearing on restoring the rule of law to its rightful, central place in our system of government. It focused on the U.S. Constitution as the cornerstone document that supports all other laws, and the need for Congress to actively p... ...[read more]
March 24, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Theary Seng: A criminal proceeding in any environment- be it in a developed state or here in developing Cambodia- is a serious matter because an individual's liberty and rights are at stake. Before any rights or freedom of a person is to be limited by the State (e.g. imprisonment), extr... ...[read more]
February 22, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Caroline Fredrickson: When the 109th Congress passed the Military Commissions Act in September of last year there was a fear in the legal and human rights communities that this meant that detainees held in Guantanamo Bay and other facilities would be stripped of their due process rights. The... ...[read more]
January 4, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
President Bush addressed a group of federal prosecutors on Tuesday, outlining his argument in favor of passing a long-term reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act. Bush reluctantly signed a one-month authorization of the legislation last Friday and hopes to sign legislation soon that will ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.