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Constitutional Cadenzas, Daniel A. Farber Sep 2013

Constitutional Cadenzas, Daniel A. Farber

Daniel A Farber

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Blasphemy In A Secular State: Some Reflections, Belachew M. Fikre Aug 2013

Blasphemy In A Secular State: Some Reflections, Belachew M. Fikre

Belachew M Fikre

Anti-blasphemy laws have endured criticism in light of the modern, secular and democratic state system of our time. For example, Ethiopia’s criminal law provisions on blasphemous utterances, as well as on outrage to religious peace and feeling, have been maintained unaltered since they were enacted in 1957. However, the shift observed within the international human rights discourse tends to consider anti-blasphemy laws as going against freedom of expression. The recent Human Rights Committee General Comment No. 34 calls for a restrictive application of these laws for the full realisation of many of the rights within the International Covenant on ...


The United States Supreme Court: A Creative Check Of Institutional Misdirection?, Fletcher N. Baldwin Jul 2013

The United States Supreme Court: A Creative Check Of Institutional Misdirection?, Fletcher N. Baldwin

Fletcher N. Baldwin

In the Comment which follows Professor Baldwin presents a brief for an extremely creative Supreme Court. In contrast to those who suggest limiting the function of the Court, either by subject matter or by judicial restraint, the author would have it protect the compact upon which the community is based, by taking an active role to insure that the compensation implied in the compact flows in fact not only to the community but to the individual.


Popular Authorship And Constitution Making: Comparing And Contrasting The Drc And Kenya, James Thuo Gathii Mar 2013

Popular Authorship And Constitution Making: Comparing And Contrasting The Drc And Kenya, James Thuo Gathii

James T Gathii

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Desafíos Para Los Derechos De La Persona Ante El Siglo Xxi: Familia Y Religión / Sfide Per I Diritti Della Persona Nel Xxi Secolo: Famiglia E Religione / Challenges Of Individual Rights In The Xxi Century: Family And Religion, Edoardo C. Raffiotta, Antonio Pérez Miras, Germán M. Teruel Lozano Dec 2012

Desafíos Para Los Derechos De La Persona Ante El Siglo Xxi: Familia Y Religión / Sfide Per I Diritti Della Persona Nel Xxi Secolo: Famiglia E Religione / Challenges Of Individual Rights In The Xxi Century: Family And Religion, Edoardo C. Raffiotta, Antonio Pérez Miras, Germán M. Teruel Lozano

Germán M. Teruel Lozano

Facing continuous changes and evolving social contexts that are a characteristic of a pluralistic society, a law professional encounters difficulties with re-arranged traditional institutions such as family and marriage, as well as difficulties in redefining the role of religion in our societies, especially in relation to individual rights and liberties within these institutions. To address these important topics, the author reviews the approach to the study of the challenges facing the constitution, and in particular the rights of the individual, in our multicultural societies.


Desafíos Para Los Derechos De La Persona Ante El Siglo Xxi: Ciencia Y Vida / Sfide Per I Diritti Della Persona Nel Xxi Secolo: Vita E Scienza / Challenges Of Individual Rights In The Xxi Century: Life And Science, Antonio Pérez Miras, Germán M. Teruel Lozano, Edoardo C. Raffiotta Dec 2012

Desafíos Para Los Derechos De La Persona Ante El Siglo Xxi: Ciencia Y Vida / Sfide Per I Diritti Della Persona Nel Xxi Secolo: Vita E Scienza / Challenges Of Individual Rights In The Xxi Century: Life And Science, Antonio Pérez Miras, Germán M. Teruel Lozano, Edoardo C. Raffiotta

Germán M. Teruel Lozano

Scientific advances often go beyond the classic thoughts of Law. Rapidly, new discoveries and the development of new techniques question fundamental aspects of human existence and the future of our species. So the law and legal operators cannot stand still when faced with the challenges posed by new discoveries and techniques, especially applied to humans. In this book the reader will find many works that examine these challenges, which arise with respect to constitutionalism, and in particular to the rights of the individual; intense debates, sometimes difficult to reconcile from the moral, but that cannot be ignored in the law.


A Triumph Of Ill Conceived Language: The Linguistic Origins Of Guantamo’S “Rough Justice”, Brian Christopher Jones Dec 2012

A Triumph Of Ill Conceived Language: The Linguistic Origins Of Guantamo’S “Rough Justice”, Brian Christopher Jones

Brian Christopher Jones

Throughout the years, the Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay has witnessed an abundance of intriguing linguistic words and phrases. For example, “Freedom Vanilla” replaced French Vanilla ice cream in the mess hall, and the area where journalists and others were often sequestered during their visits to the base was re-named “Camp Justice.” The list goes on. However, the language that has had the most significant impact throughout the years has been the words and phrases used in the administration of justice regarding the detainees being held on terrorism charges.Wall St. Journal Supreme Court reporter Jess Bravin’s book, The ...