May 15, 2013
by Addison Morris
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unfairly scrutinized tax-exemptions for conservative groups. The agency initially singled out groups with applications ...[read more]
April 12, 2013
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist Gabor Halmai of Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest says that the Fourth Amendment to the Fundamental Law of Hungary undermines several constitutional rights and implicates the entire scheme of constitutionalism in Hungary...On February 26, 2013, Hungary's ...[read more]
October 15, 2012
by Emily Osgood
JURIST Guest Columnist Anna Dwyer, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2013, is the author of the seventh article in a 15-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. She argues that the Florida state courts have misinterpreted a statute which ...[read more]
March 29, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates says that the impeachment of Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona highlights the tension between the constitutional authority of the judiciary and the elected branches of government...While the outcome of the impeachment trial against ...[read more]
November 4, 2009
by JURIST Webmaster
Kristine Long, Pitt Law '11, and Joseph Schaeffer, Pitt Law '12, attended the 18th Annual McLean Lecture on World Law, Nationalism, Constitutionalism and the Future of the European Union, presented by Sir David Edward at the University of Pittsburgh...Kristine Long Rather fortuitously, I ...[read more]
February 24, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
On the 200th anniversary of Marbury v. Madison, it's appropriate to note that the University of Illinois College of Law has posted streaming video of In Defense of Judicial Review: The Perils of Popular Constitutionalism, a lecture delivered February 17 by Erwin Chemerinsky of the University ...[read more]

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