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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 ...


Human Rights Law And Racial Hate Speech Regulation In Australia: Reform And Replace?, Dr. Alan Berman 2016 Charles Darwin University School of Law

Human Rights Law And Racial Hate Speech Regulation In Australia: Reform And Replace?, Dr. Alan Berman

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Grand Theory Or Discrete Proposal? Religious Accommodations And Health Related Harms, James M. Oleske Jr. 2016 Lewis & Clark Law School

Grand Theory Or Discrete Proposal? Religious Accommodations And Health Related Harms, James M. Oleske Jr.

Washington and Lee Law Review Online

More than a quarter-century has passed since the Supreme Court decided in Employment Division v. Smith that religious accommodations are primarily a matter of legislative grace, not constitutional right. In that time, barrels of ink have been spilled over the merits of the Smith decision. But comparatively little attention has been given to the issue of how legislatures and other political actors should exercise their discretion to grant or deny specific religious accommodations. In their article To Accommodate or Not to Accommodate: (When) Should the State Regulate Religion to Protect the Rights of Children and Third Parties?, Professor Hillel Levin ...


Rlupia And The Limits Of Religious Institutionalism, Zachary A. Bray 2016 University of Kentucky

Rlupia And The Limits Of Religious Institutionalism, Zachary A. Bray

Zachary Bray

What special protections, if any, should religious organizations receive from local land use controls? The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”)—a deeply flawed statute—has been a magnet for controversy since its passage in 2000. Yet until recently, RLUIPA has played little role in debates about “religious institutionalism,” a set of ideas that suggest religious institutions play a distinctive role in developing the framework for religious liberty and that they deserve comparably distinctive deference and protection. This is starting to change: RLUIPA’s magnetic affinity for controversy has begun to connect conflicts over religious land use with ...


The "Permeation" Issue In Federal Aid To Education, George E. Reed 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The "Permeation" Issue In Federal Aid To Education, George E. Reed

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The School Prayer Case - The Dilemma, William B. Ball 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The School Prayer Case - The Dilemma, William B. Ball

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Wikileaks And The Institutional Framework For National Security Disclosures, Patricia L. Bellia 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Wikileaks And The Institutional Framework For National Security Disclosures, Patricia L. Bellia

Patricia L. Bellia

WikiLeaks’ successive disclosures of classified U.S. documents throughout 2010 and 2011 invite comparison to publishers’ decisions forty years ago to release portions of the Pentagon Papers, the classified analytic history of U.S. policy in Vietnam. The analogy is a powerful weapon for WikiLeaks’ defenders. The Supreme Court’s decision in the Pentagon Papers case signaled that the task of weighing whether to publicly disclose leaked national security information would fall to publishers, not the executive or the courts, at least in the absence of an exceedingly grave threat of harm.

The lessons of the Pentagon Papers case for ...


Neutrality And The Good Of Religious Freedom: An Appreciative Response To Professor Koppelman, Richard W. Garnett 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Neutrality And The Good Of Religious Freedom: An Appreciative Response To Professor Koppelman, Richard W. Garnett

Richard W Garnett

This paper is a short response to an address, “And I Don’t Care What It Is: Religious Neutrality in American Law,” delivered by Prof. Andrew Koppelman at a conference, “The Competing Claims of Law and Religion: Who Should Influence Whom?”, which was held at Pepperdine University in February of 2012. In this response, it is suggested – among other things – that “American religious neutrality” is, as Koppelman argues, “coherent and attractive” because and to the extent that it is not neutral with respect to the goal and good of religious freedom.

Religious freedom, in the American tradition, is not what ...


Law, Religion, And Politics: Understanding The Separation Of Church And State, Richard Garnett 2016 University of Notre Dame Law School

Law, Religion, And Politics: Understanding The Separation Of Church And State, Richard Garnett

Richard W Garnett

Professor Richard Garnett, of University of Notre Dame Law School, presented on the topic Law, Religion, and Politics: Understanding the Separation of Church and State. This workshop was presented as part of the Hesburgh Lecture Series through the Alumni & Friends of University of Notre Dame and was co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Alumni Club of Miami. This workshop examined how to understand the Constitution's "separation of church and state" and what it requires of religious believers and institutions.


Common Schools And The Common Good: Reflections On The School-Choice Debate, Richard W. Garnett 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Common Schools And The Common Good: Reflections On The School-Choice Debate, Richard W. Garnett

Richard W Garnett

No abstract provided.


Changing Minds: Proselytism, Freedom, And The First Amendment, Richard W. Garnett 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Changing Minds: Proselytism, Freedom, And The First Amendment, Richard W. Garnett

Richard W Garnett

Proselytism is, as Paul Griffiths has observed, a topic enjoying renewed attention in recent years. What's more, the practice, aims, and effects of proselytism are increasingly framed not merely in terms of piety and zeal; they are seen as matters of geopolitical, cultural, and national-security significance as well. Indeed, it is fair to say that one of today's more pressing challenges is the conceptual and practical tangle of religious liberty, free expression, cultural integrity, and political stability. This essay is an effort to unravel that tangle by drawing on the religious-freedom-related work and teaching of the late Pope ...


Recent Decision Note, Thomas L. Shaffer 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Recent Decision Note, Thomas L. Shaffer

Thomas L. Shaffer

No abstract provided.


Obscenity In The Supreme Court: A Note On Jacobellis V. Ohio, Joseph O'Meara, Thomas L. Shaffer 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Obscenity In The Supreme Court: A Note On Jacobellis V. Ohio, Joseph O'Meara, Thomas L. Shaffer

Thomas L. Shaffer

No abstract provided.


Newsroom: Good Reason For Secrecy On 38 Studios 8/12/2016, Niki Kuckes, Roger Williams University School of Law 2016 Roger Williams University

Newsroom: Good Reason For Secrecy On 38 Studios 8/12/2016, Niki Kuckes, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Is Hobby Lobby Worse For Religious Liberty Than Smith?, Andrew Koppelman, Frederick M. Gedicks 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Is Hobby Lobby Worse For Religious Liberty Than Smith?, Andrew Koppelman, Frederick M. Gedicks

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


Populizing Religious Liberty And Hobby Lobby, Erick G. Kaardal 2016 University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Populizing Religious Liberty And Hobby Lobby, Erick G. Kaardal

University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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