JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan file reports with JURIST on the situation there after Kabul fell to the Taliban. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and insights. For confidentiality and security reasons, we withhold his name and institutional affiliation. The text hasRead More →

Boris Johnson’s plan to impose a statute of limitations to end all unrest-related prosecutions before 1998 could violate international law, a European human rights commissioner has told the government. Dunja Mijatović of the Council of Europe wrote to Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis, saying the UK’s proposalsRead More →

(Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) If Supreme Court justices don’t want to be seen as “partisan hacks,” they shouldn’t act like them. … [Justice Amy Coney] Barrett’s protest against the judges being considered “partisan hacks” rings hollow when that is what they have become. And it is laughable to sayRead More →

To mark Constitution Day, the Federalist Society at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law hosted two prominent figures from the state’s legal community this week to discuss state involvement in development of American constitutional law. Tuesday’s event, “The Forgotten Constitution(s): The Role of the States in Developing American Constitutional Law,”Read More →

Published on: 09/17/2021 – 20:56 As France prepares to assume the rotating presidency of the European Union, we are meeting with the Minister of European Affairs, Clément Beaune. In recent weeks, there have been heated discussions between Paris and London over several issues, including irregular migration across the Channel. RespondingRead More →

Ukrainian authorities have criticized Russia for holding parliamentary elections in Crimea, a peninsula annexed by Moscow in 2014. Pro-Russian separatists in the territory can visit polling stations and participate in this weekend’s vote. Moscow, which considers Crimea as part of its territory, has also distributed more than 600,000 passports inRead More →

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Almost 24 hours after Texas Fetal Heart Rate Law came into effect, US Supreme Court rejected urgent request for intervention by abortion service providers and rights activists to abortion. In the 5-4 decision that divided the nation’s highest court, Justice Alito wrote for the majority: “The claimantsRead More →