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Legal perspective: Free exercise vs. the establishment clause
Mangrum, R. Collin, A Legal Perspective: Free Exercise vs. the Establishment Clause, Creighton U. Mag., Winter 2006, at 22.
EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
Stephen C. Sieberson, The EU Constitution and the Union's Democratic Deficit, in Expanded EU: From Autonomy to Alliance 121 (Kseniya M. Khovonova, Nejat Dogan, & Maxsym Kovalov eds., 2008).
This article weighs the European Union's proposed Constitution against historical complaints that the EU suffers from a democratic deficit. Various manifestations of the deficit are identified from official documents, ...
Law as story: A civic concept of law (with constitutional illustrations)
Palma Joy Strand, Law as Story: A Civic Concept of Law (with Constitutional Illustrations), 18 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 603 (2009).
This article introduces a social constructionist civic concept of law, which emphasizes the story nature of law and the fact that as a complex social system law emerges from and is grounded in collaborative communications ...
Of speech, politics, and circular history
Michael J. Kelly, Of Speech, Politics, and Circular History, 2 J. Nat'l Security L. & Pol'y 195 (2006) (reviewing Geoffrey R. Stone, Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime, From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism (2004)).
Article 9 pacifism clause and Japan's place in the world
Michael J. Kelly, The Article 9 Pacifism Clause and Japan's Place in the World, 25 Wis. Int'l L.J. 491 (2007).
Many argue that the Article 9 pacificim clause in the Japanese constitution is an impediment to Japan assuming its rightful place in the world's current power structure as it unduly restricts the deployment capabilities ...
Full faith and credit for dummies
Ralph U. Whitten, Full Faith and Credit for Dummies, 38 Creighton L. Rev. 465 (2005).
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 ...
Interstate recognition of non-traditional marriages
Patrick J. Borchers, Interstate Recognition of Non-Traditional Marriages, in Marriage and Same-Sex Unions: A Debate 331 (Lynn D. Wardle, Mark Strasser, William C. Duncan & David Orgon Coolidge eds., 2003).
Essential irrelevance of the full faith and credit clause to the same-sex marriage debate
Patrick J. Borchers, The Essential Irrelevance of the Full Faith and Credit Clause to the Same-Sex Marriage Debate, 38 Creighton L. Rev. 353 (2005).
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 ...
Ending US involvement in Iraq: Is a war powers fight coming?
Michael Kelly, Op-Ed, Ending US Involvement in Iraq: Is a War Powers Fight Coming?, JURIST, May 7, 2007, http://jurist.org/forum/2007/05/ending-us-involvement-in-iraq-is-war.php.
War on terror: Assaulting democracy at home?
Raneta Lawson Mack & Michael J. Kelly, The War on Terror: Assaulting Democracy at Home?, Creighton U. Mag., Spring 2003, at 14.