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Civic underpinnings of legal change: Gay rights, abortion, and gun control
This article offers a civic view of legal change. This view emphasizes the role of citizens and describes the connection between civic bonds and new, sustainable legal doctrine, especially constitutional doctrine. Three ...
Interstate recognition of non-traditional marriages
Essential irrelevance of the full faith and credit clause to the same-sex marriage debate
Although the Full Faith and Credit Clause is often assumed by the popular press and some legal commentators to impose a mandatory duty on states to recognize same-sex marriages validly celebrated in another state, this ...
Full faith and credit for dummies
This article discusses the history of the Full Faith and Credit Clause, the original meaning of the clause, and the courts' evolving interpretation of the clause. Within this discussion, the author explains the test for ...
Opinion letter to the Nebraska Judicial Structure and Administration Task Force
(Nebraska State Bar Association, 2007)
Shall we sing? Shall we sing religious music in public schools?
This paper discusses the constitutional arguments surrounding the controversy of singing religious music in public schools in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Bauchman v. West High School