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Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...A significant part of the country now has a right to physician-assisted death," said Erwin Chemerinsky, a constitutional law professor at the University of California, Irvine. "I think this reflects growing public support for a right...
Nation and World
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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Egypt president approves sweeping anti-terrorism law

...inspired the 2011 uprising against longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The law was suspended after his overthrow.Constitutional law expert Nour Farahat, who helped set up guidelines for the first post-Mubarak constitutional amendments, said...
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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...
State | AK legislature
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...
Chief Justice Roberts reaches for greatness

...competence to declare federal statutes invalid when they run afoul of the Constitution), Marshall succeeded in moving constitutional law toward his own ideological sympathies while reaching an immediate result that avoided a direct political confrontation...
Judge to rule Monday on new marijuana law

...for the state, pointing to two boxes of binders in front of him. The ACLU maintains this case is a question of constitutional law and it should be matched up against previous Supreme Court rulings that have allowed Alaskans to continue possessing...


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