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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

...the Supreme Court's 1967 ruling Loving v. Virginia played out in similar ways, according to Sam Marcosson, a constitutional law professor at the University of Louisville. Now, once again, scattered patches of resistance will force the courts...
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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...won't issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple: They can resign, or go to jail, said Sam Marcosson, a constitutional law professor at the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville."If it means that you simply...
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State sees huge interest in new pot board

...someone who proclaims himself a "marijuana advocate" on Twitter. There's Jason Brandeis, associate professor of constitutional law and civil liberties at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. Even this reporter applied.Bob Claus, a former...
Lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...heard Friday from members of the public who supported the bill, including some educators.Bob Bird, who teaches constitutional law to 12th-graders at Nikiski High School, said students need more constitutional instruction. "Only when you...
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Juneau School District may have missed deadline for state help on Marie Drake construction

...determine what the right answer is."Miller isn't speculating on the outcome, leaving it to those with a handle on constitutional law, but he anticipates a firm decision within the next few days.
Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

...conservative with a libertarian bent coming out in favor of gay marriage, but who knows?" said Mark Tushnet, a constitutional law professor at Harvard. "Having done Obamacare and maybe screwed his own chances for the Supreme Court, Sutton...
Judges have long defined law

...and arose, and continues to develop, in response to the judges' need to decide cases where no statutory or constitutional law applies. A great deal of the law used in the state courts, and a little in the federal courts, is the common...
Redistricting trial ends after 3 weeks

...with the pressure cooker that is redistricting ... this board was unable or unwilling to meet the requirements of constitutional law," said plaintiffs' lawyer Michael White at the end of a three-week trial in Superior Court in Anchorage. The...
Rubenfeld mixes Freud, Shakespeare

...and "The Alienist." And it started as, of all things, a vacation. Rubenfeld had just finished a 10-year constitutional law project, a massive effort that culminated in two books and eight articles mostly read by other legal scholars...
Obama needs a neutral Supreme Court justice

...more. They want a progressive thinker who can challenge Scalia and Thomas and their revolutionary ideas for modern constitutional law. While a witty man and elegant writer, Souter did not pen any landmark opinions that will be remembered in the...


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