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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 ...
(International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law, 2014)
Skills and values: The First Amendment
Anti-bootlegging provisions: Congressional power and constitutional limitations
Courts and scholars have considered the constitutional validity of 17 U.S.C.§ 1101 (civil), and 18 U.S.C. § 2319A (criminal), known as "the anti-bootlegging provisions." These provisions prohibit unauthorized recording, ...
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 ...
Kurdish regional constitution within the framework of the Iraqi federal constitution: A struggle for sovereignty, oil, ethnic identity, and the prospects for a reverse supremacy clause
The Kurdish Regional Government has drafted a new constitution that must co-exist with the Iraqi Federal Constitution. While, legally, not unlike the relationship between state and federal constitutions within the U.S., ...
Edward Snowden: Hero or traitor?
This article asks this question: Is Eric Snowden a hero or a traitor? It works to the answer with a discussion of each of the following: a brief history of domestic surveillance by the United States Government and how that ...