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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.
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 ...
Constitution nobody knows
"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, first, ...
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 ...
Article 9 pacifism clause and Japan's place in the world
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 ...
EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
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, ...