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(International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law, 2014)
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., ...
Interstate recognition of non-traditional marriages
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 ...
Inquiry into a principle of "speech plus"
Unfortunately, Americans have been ambivalent with regard to freedom of expression and nonverbal dissent. Nonverbal conduct which is intimately linked with expression of opinions has often been considered wholly unprotected ...
Social capital in constitutional law: The case of religious norm enforcemet through prayer at public occasions
Distinguishing private action from government action is the first question of constitutional law. The distinction blurs most when the government and private actors jointly cause harm. Not surprisingly, then, the Supreme ...
Unpublished Free Exercise opinion in Jensen v. Quaring
Since they were opened to the public in March 2004, the Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress have provided a wealth of information about the United States Supreme Court and its landmark decisions. This Essay ...