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Access To Communication In United States Prisons: Reducing Recidivism Through Expanded Communication Programs With Inmates, Lilie Gross 2016 University of Puget Sound

Access To Communication In United States Prisons: Reducing Recidivism Through Expanded Communication Programs With Inmates, Lilie Gross

Politics & Government Undergraduate Theses

The need for better communication systems in prisons is dire and will reduce recidivism rates in the United States. Not only is communication via phone lines extremely expensive and corrupt, it is almost impossible. Inmates in United States Prisons need this availability and option to communicate with their families and maintain outside relationships. While maintaining healthy and positive relationships is good for inmate's mental health, it also decreases the risk of recidivism. This paper aims to highlight the benefits of phone communication and relationships between inmates and family on the outside for it will decrease the 50% recidivism rate ...


Obscenity In The Mails; Privileged Communications; The Law Against Contraceptives; The Rights Of Prisoners, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Obscenity In The Mails; Privileged Communications; The Law Against Contraceptives; The Rights Of Prisoners

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Note: Compulsory Medical Treatment For Minors And Religious Freedom, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Note: Compulsory Medical Treatment For Minors And Religious Freedom

The Catholic Lawyer

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The Vow Of Poverty And Its Civil Law Implications, Romaeus W. O'Brien, O. Carm. 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The Vow Of Poverty And Its Civil Law Implications, Romaeus W. O'Brien, O. Carm.

The Catholic Lawyer

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Survey Of A Decade Of Decisions On The Law Of Obscenity, John Cornelius Hayes 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Survey Of A Decade Of Decisions On The Law Of Obscenity, John Cornelius Hayes

The Catholic Lawyer

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Editorial Comment, Edward T. Fagan 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Editorial Comment, Edward T. Fagan

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Aid To Education; The Ribicoff Memorandum; Church And State; Law And Morals; Fair Housing Laws; Labor Law; Contingent Fees, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Aid To Education; The Ribicoff Memorandum; Church And State; Law And Morals; Fair Housing Laws; Labor Law; Contingent Fees

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The State's Guarantee Of Liberty - A Moral Evaluation, Rev. William F. Cahill 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The State's Guarantee Of Liberty - A Moral Evaluation, Rev. William F. Cahill

The Catholic Lawyer

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Whistleblowing And Freedom Of Conscience: Towards A New Legal Analysis, Richard Haigh, Peter Bowal 2016 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Whistleblowing And Freedom Of Conscience: Towards A New Legal Analysis, Richard Haigh, Peter Bowal

Richard Haigh

Most of us have an instinctive understanding of what “whistleblowing” is: the act of alerting the public to scandal, danger, malpractice, corruption or other immoral or unethical behaviour. For a long time, whistleblowers were treated poorly – today, they are now acknowledged, and sometimes even admired, but there is still some way to go. We believe that a strongly developed and distinct freedom of conscience, as expressed in s. 2(a) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, could go some way towards achieving that goal. In law, however, conscience is often treated as inseparable from religion, without any meaningful ...


Brief Of Amicus Curiae Id Software Llc In Support Of Respondents, Paul E. Salamanca, James T. Drakeley, D. Wade Cloud Jr., Kevin J. Keith, J. Griffin Lesher, Amy Yeung 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Brief Of Amicus Curiae Id Software Llc In Support Of Respondents, Paul E. Salamanca, James T. Drakeley, D. Wade Cloud Jr., Kevin J. Keith, J. Griffin Lesher, Amy Yeung

Paul E. Salamanca

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Some Realistic Thinking About Secular Effects, Paul E. Salamanca 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Some Realistic Thinking About Secular Effects, Paul E. Salamanca

Paul E. Salamanca

Notwithstanding complaints about incoherence in Establishment Clause doctrine, courts by and large administer the Clause responsibly. They do so by mediating between a number of powerful considerations, none of which can ever be entirely disregarded. These considerations include, but are not limited to, separation of church and state, the value of religiosity, the imperative of affording equal treatment to religious and similarly situated nonreligious entities, and the proper role of courts in a democratic political system. This is not to say that courts cannot overstep their bounds and provoke an adverse reaction from other powerful elements within the polity. It ...


The Liberal Polity And Illiberalism In Religious Traditions, Paul E. Salamanca 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

The Liberal Polity And Illiberalism In Religious Traditions, Paul E. Salamanca

Paul E. Salamanca

It is in the nature of religious traditions to be somewhat illiberal. Indeed, a religion that does not require its adherents to affirm at least some belief is probably a logical impossibility. Christians, for example, must believe something about the nature of Christ. Even Unitarians, who advocate tolerance of all religions, must affirm a belief in tolerance.

Recently, and largely because of the events of September 11, 2001, enhanced attention has been paid to certain potentially illiberal aspects of Islam in the United States. The journalist Daniel Pipes, for example, has written about certain Moslem Americans who, according to his ...


Snyder V. Phelps: A Hard Case That Did Not Make Bad Law, Paul E. Salamanca 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Snyder V. Phelps: A Hard Case That Did Not Make Bad Law, Paul E. Salamanca

Paul E. Salamanca

In Snyder v. Phelps, the Court stood by the First Amendment in hard times. A religious group conducted a protest some 1,000 feet from a fallen marine's funeral, holding such pickets as “God Hates the USA,” “Thank God for Dead Soldiers,” and “You're Going to Hell.” Despite the empathy that virtually anyone would feel for the marine's grieving father, the Court held by a vote of eight to one that his action for intentional infliction of emotional distress and intrusion upon seclusion could not survive, owing largely to the public nature of the issues the protesters ...


Quo Vadis: The Continuing Metamorphosis Of The Establishment Clause Toward Realistic Substantive Neutrality, Paul E. Salamanca 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Quo Vadis: The Continuing Metamorphosis Of The Establishment Clause Toward Realistic Substantive Neutrality, Paul E. Salamanca

Paul E. Salamanca

For years, the rhetoric of substantive neutrality has dominated interpretation of the Establishment Clause. Under this approach, courts and commentators purport to ask whether a public policy under scrutiny is likely to affect religious choices in an unacceptable way. In fact, so broadly has this approach been taken that both separationists and accommodationists resort to it freely, although with radically differing perceptions as to when policy becomes unacceptable. Arguably, however, adherents to this approach have paid insufficient attention to religious behavior per se. Had they paid sufficient attention to this phenomenon, they would have been forced to acknowledge that little ...


Prior Restraint In Wartime, Paul E. Salamanca 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Prior Restraint In Wartime, Paul E. Salamanca

Paul E. Salamanca

In this article for Bench & Bar Magazine (the Kentucky Bar Association's magazine), Professor Paul E. Salamanca discusses the First Amendment during times of war or conflict.


Federal Censorship: Obscenity In The Mail, Joseph B. Breen 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Federal Censorship: Obscenity In The Mail, Joseph B. Breen

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Recent Decision: Religious Oaths, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Recent Decision: Religious Oaths

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Note: A Daily Prayer For Public Schools, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Note: A Daily Prayer For Public Schools

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Mental Disorders And Criminal Responsibility; Obscenity Statutes And First Amendment Freedoms;, 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Mental Disorders And Criminal Responsibility; Obscenity Statutes And First Amendment Freedoms;

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Religious Freedom In Faith Based Educational Institutions In The Wake Of Obergefell V. Hodges: Believers Beware, Charles J. Russo 2016 Brigham Young University Law School

Religious Freedom In Faith Based Educational Institutions In The Wake Of Obergefell V. Hodges: Believers Beware, Charles J. Russo

Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal

No abstract provided.


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