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Even-Handed Justice in Nebraska: The Preliminary Hearing and the Plea in Abatement
(Creighton University School of Law, 1977)
INTRODUCTION|In Stone v. Powell, the Supreme Court of the United States put the states on notice that they would become increasingly the last fora for the adjudication of the rights of criminally accused. The decision's ...
Inquiry into a Principle of Speech Plus, An
(Creighton University School of Law, 1970)
INTRODUCTION|"Dissent," Daniel J. Boorstin has written, "is the great problem of America today. It overshadows all others. It is a symptom, an expression, a consequence, and a cause of all others." Indeed, one cannot escape ...
Tribute to Barbara Green, A
(Creighton University School of Law, 2002)
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|When all is said and done, Barbara Green will be remembered as a person who loved to teach. An accomplished pianist, a gourmet chef, a doting mother, this Smith College graduate joined the Creighton ...
Approach to Mutual Respect: The Christian Schools Controversy, An
(Creighton University School of Law, 1985)
FIRST PARAGRAPH(S)|The tension between church and state is most glaringly highlighted in the issues surrounding education. The question of prayer in the public schools, while resolved in the Supreme Court of the United ...
Another Look at the State College Press
(Creighton University School of Law, 1988)
INTRODUCTION|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 ...
Practitioner's guide to informed consent
Despite more than a generation of superb and often provocative literature concerning it,' informed consent remains the bete noire of the medical malpractice doctrine.
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 ...
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.
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