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Interstate recognition of non-traditional marriages
School prayer controversy
(Creighton University School of Law, 1996)
Intelligent design and presidential power in time of war
This magazine article discusses the teaching of intelligent design in public schools and the question of presidential power in times of war.
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 ...
Original understanding of the full faith and credit clause and the defense of marriage act
This article is about the Full Faith and Credit Clause and how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affects the clause. The article reexamines the original understanding of the clause in the hope of casting some light on the ...
Did symbolism sink the constitution? Reflections on the European Union's state-like attributes
After several years of debate and controversy, in June of 2007 the European Union abandoned its proposed Constitution. On December 13, 2007, representatives of the Member States signed a replacement document, a treaty ...