I have read Tyler Smotherman’s review of my book, Greytown Is No More! I am much buoyed by the many positive passages to be found throughout its 17 pages. I wish to thank the reviewer, Tyler Smotherman, JNSLP Managing Editor Todd Huntley, and Editor-in-Chief William C. Banks for their efforts. I would like to take… Continue reading Will Soper Responds to Tyler Smotherman’s Review of “Greytown Is No More!”
Aaron Shepard endeavors to examine the roots of the failures of the Guantanamo military commissions and suggest potential solutions to remedy them. His paper begins with an introduction to the concept of military commissions, including a brief overview of their historic utilization and import. It then provides a detailed background on Guantanamo Bay, covers the… Continue reading Commissions Impossible: How Can Future Military Commissions Avoid the Failures of Guantanamo?
In times of crisis, states may grant their executives emergency powers that can be expansive in scope often with few, if any, legislative or statutory safeguards. When elections overlap with emergencies, as happened in 2020 when the US presidential election coincided with the Coronavirus pandemic, state emergency statutes enable officials to modify the administration of… Continue reading On the Precipice: Democracy, Disaster, and the State Emergency Powers That Govern Elections in Crises