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The California Missions Preservation Act: Safeguarding Our History Or Subsidizing Religion?, Stacey L. Mahaney Jun 2006

The California Missions Preservation Act: Safeguarding Our History Or Subsidizing Religion?, Stacey L. Mahaney

American University Law Review

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Pharmacy Conscience Clause Statutes: Constitutional Religious "Accommodations" Or Unconstitutional "Substaintial Burdens" On Women?, Melissa Duvall Jun 2006

Pharmacy Conscience Clause Statutes: Constitutional Religious "Accommodations" Or Unconstitutional "Substaintial Burdens" On Women?, Melissa Duvall

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The New Journalism? Why Traditional Defamation Laws Should Apply To Internet Blogs, Melissa A. Troiano Jun 2006

The New Journalism? Why Traditional Defamation Laws Should Apply To Internet Blogs, Melissa A. Troiano

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Preaching Terror: Free Speech Or Wartime Incitement?, Robert S. Tanenbaum Feb 2006

Preaching Terror: Free Speech Or Wartime Incitement?, Robert S. Tanenbaum

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Preaching Terror: Free Speech Or Wartime Incitement?, Robert S. Tanenbaum Feb 2006

Preaching Terror: Free Speech Or Wartime Incitement?, Robert S. Tanenbaum

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


International Law-The Impact On National Constitutions, Michael Kirby Jan 2006

International Law-The Impact On National Constitutions, Michael Kirby

American University International Law Review

No abstract provided.


Using International Law To Interpret National Constitutions-Conceptual Problems: Reflections On Justice Kirby's Advocacy Of International Law In Domestic Constitutional Jurisprudence, A. Mark Weisburd Jan 2006

Using International Law To Interpret National Constitutions-Conceptual Problems: Reflections On Justice Kirby's Advocacy Of International Law In Domestic Constitutional Jurisprudence, A. Mark Weisburd

American University International Law Review

No abstract provided.


Do Constitutions Requiring Adherence To Shari'a Threaten Human Rights? How Egypt's Constitutional Court Reconciles Islamic Law With The Liberal Rule Of Law, Clark B. Lombardi, Nathan J. Brown Jan 2006

Do Constitutions Requiring Adherence To Shari'a Threaten Human Rights? How Egypt's Constitutional Court Reconciles Islamic Law With The Liberal Rule Of Law, Clark B. Lombardi, Nathan J. Brown

American University International Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Supreme Constitutional Court Of Egypt On Islamic Law, Veiling And Civil Rights: An Annotated Translation Of Supreme Constitutional Court Of Egypt Case No. 8 Of Judicial Year 17 (May 18, 1996), Nathan J. Brown, Clark B. Lombardi Jan 2006

The Supreme Constitutional Court Of Egypt On Islamic Law, Veiling And Civil Rights: An Annotated Translation Of Supreme Constitutional Court Of Egypt Case No. 8 Of Judicial Year 17 (May 18, 1996), Nathan J. Brown, Clark B. Lombardi

American University International Law Review

No abstract provided.


Let's Talk About Sex Baby: Lyle V. Warner Brothers Television Productions And The California Court Of Appeal's Creative Necessity Defense To Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment, Sarah Pahnke Reisert Jan 2006

Let's Talk About Sex Baby: Lyle V. Warner Brothers Television Productions And The California Court Of Appeal's Creative Necessity Defense To Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment, Sarah Pahnke Reisert

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Dan The Xenophobe Rides The A-Train, Or The Modern, Unconscious Racist In "Enlightened America", Richard Salgado Jan 2006

Dan The Xenophobe Rides The A-Train, Or The Modern, Unconscious Racist In "Enlightened America", Richard Salgado

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Narrowing Racial Disparities In Sentencing Through A System Of Mandatory Downward Departures, Douglas Smith Jan 2006

Narrowing Racial Disparities In Sentencing Through A System Of Mandatory Downward Departures, Douglas Smith

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


The Intergration Myth: America's Failure To Produce Equal Education Outcomes, Samuel E. Brown Jan 2006

The Intergration Myth: America's Failure To Produce Equal Education Outcomes, Samuel E. Brown

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


Leave Those Kids Alone: Why The First Amendment Does Not Protect The Boy Scouts Of America In Its Discrimination Against Gay Youth Members, Sean Griffith Jan 2006

Leave Those Kids Alone: Why The First Amendment Does Not Protect The Boy Scouts Of America In Its Discrimination Against Gay Youth Members, Sean Griffith

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


"Human Garbage" Or Trash-Worthy Law? Florida's Ban On Gay Adoption In The International Light, Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin Jan 2006

"Human Garbage" Or Trash-Worthy Law? Florida's Ban On Gay Adoption In The International Light, Cecilia Isaacs-Blundin

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


Open Window: Matter Of Lovo's Implications For Transsexuals And Immigrant Communities , Grisella Martinez Jan 2006

Open Window: Matter Of Lovo's Implications For Transsexuals And Immigrant Communities , Grisella Martinez

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


Abortion, Eugenics, And A Threat To Diversity, Chris Mcchesney Jan 2006

Abortion, Eugenics, And A Threat To Diversity, Chris Mcchesney

The Modern American

No abstract provided.


The Bullet And The Ballot? The Case For Felon Disenfranchisement Statutes, Roger Clegg, George T. Conway Iii, Kenneth K. Lee Jan 2006

The Bullet And The Ballot? The Case For Felon Disenfranchisement Statutes, Roger Clegg, George T. Conway Iii, Kenneth K. Lee

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Heaven Help Us: The Religious Land Use And Institutionalized Persons Act's Prisoners Provisions In The Aftermath Of The Supreme Court's Decision In Cutter V. Wilkinson, Morgan F. Johnson Jan 2006

Heaven Help Us: The Religious Land Use And Institutionalized Persons Act's Prisoners Provisions In The Aftermath Of The Supreme Court's Decision In Cutter V. Wilkinson, Morgan F. Johnson

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Rhetorical Holy War: Polygamy, Homosexuality, And The Paradox Of Community And Autonomy, Gregory C. Pinfree Jan 2006

Rhetorical Holy War: Polygamy, Homosexuality, And The Paradox Of Community And Autonomy, Gregory C. Pinfree

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Out Of Thin Air: Using First Amendment Public Forum Analysis To Redeem American Broadcasting Regulation, Anthony E. Varona Jan 2006

Out Of Thin Air: Using First Amendment Public Forum Analysis To Redeem American Broadcasting Regulation, Anthony E. Varona

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

American television and radio broadcasters are uniquely privileged among Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensees. Exalted as public trustees by the 1934 Communications Act, broadcasters pay virtually nothing for the use of their channels of public radiofrequency spectrum, unlike many other FCC licensees who have paid billions of dollars for similar digital spectrum. Congress envisioned a social contract of sorts between broadcast licensees and the communities they served. In exchange for their free licenses, broadcast stations were charged with providing a platform for a free marketplace of ideas that would cultivate a democratically engaged and enlightened citizenry through the broadcasting of ...


Democracy's Handmaid, Robert L. Tsai Jan 2006

Democracy's Handmaid, Robert L. Tsai

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

Democratic theory presupposes open channels of dialogue, but focuses almost exclusively on matters of institutional design writ large. The philosophy of language explicates linguistic infrastructure, but often avoids exploring the political significance of its findings. In this Article, Tsai draws from the two disciplines to reach new insights about the democracy enhancing qualities of popular constitutional language. Employing examples from the founding era, the struggle for black civil rights, the religious awakening of the last two decades, and the search for gay equality, he presents a model of constitutional dialogue that emphasizes common modalities and mobilized vernacular. According to this ...


The Man, The State And You: The Role Of The State In Regulating Gender Hierarchies, Meredith Render Jan 2006

The Man, The State And You: The Role Of The State In Regulating Gender Hierarchies, Meredith Render

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Many Are Chilled, But Few Are Frozen: How Transformative Learning In Popular Culture, Christianity, And Science Will Lead To The Eventual Demise Of Legally Sanctioned Discrimination Against Sexual Minorities In The United States, Susan J. Becker Jan 2006

Many Are Chilled, But Few Are Frozen: How Transformative Learning In Popular Culture, Christianity, And Science Will Lead To The Eventual Demise Of Legally Sanctioned Discrimination Against Sexual Minorities In The United States, Susan J. Becker

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Adam And Steve Vs. Adam And Eve: Will The New Supreme Court Grant Gays The Right To Marry?, Toni Lester Jan 2006

Adam And Steve Vs. Adam And Eve: Will The New Supreme Court Grant Gays The Right To Marry?, Toni Lester

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Legislative Updates, Eriade Hunter Jan 2006

Legislative Updates, Eriade Hunter

The Modern American

No abstract provided.