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Same-sex marriage, conscientious objection and an ambushed Pope
This article is about the United States Supreme Court decision of Obergefell v. Hodges, and the swing vote provided by Justice Anthony Kennedy. It also addresses the legal issues surrounding the conscientious objection by ...
United States Supreme Court October 1998 Term
(Law College Education Services, 1999)
Relic of the past or tool for unity? America considers the Electoral College
The 2000 presidential election spotlighted an ancient institution and focused attention on the question of whether it should be altered or abolished as America enters the 21st century.
"Fate worse than death" - An essay on whether long times on death row are cruel times
This essay's focus is whether extended incarceration on death row is, itself, so cruel and unusual as to implicate Eighth Amendment values and constitute a ground for relief. To answer this question, we must explore, ...
Another look at the state college press
The collegiate press is big business. In the state of Nebraska alone, the newspapers of the University of Nebraska system and the state colleges reach more than thirty-four thousand readers. In some communities the collegiate ...
Faithful to the Constitution: The roadblock for Nebraska's schools
For six decades, American schools have been the major battleground in the controversy surrounding the doctrine of separation of church and state. This struggle, inevitably, pits claims that public agents have violated the ...
Constitution nobody knows
Atlas for obscenity: Exploring community standards
During the one hundred and fifty years after the adoption of the first amendment, the United States Supreme Court had no occasion to pass on the constitutionlality of laws which made obsenity a crime. Since the mid-1950's, ...