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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...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 cannot fulfill...
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High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...Howard Wasserman, a Florida International University law professor.Marriages already on the books probably are safe...same-sex couples going forward," said Cornell University law professor Michael Dorf.That list might include Alaska, Arizona...
Jail for ex-educators in test-cheating case

...very, very remarkable, to have the judge sort of give the defendants a second chance," said University of Georgia law professor emeritus Ron Carlson. "The thing that maybe was a little surprising was the reticence of the defendants to step forward...
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Double standard on running from police

...Others said courts have split on exactly what reasonable suspicion entails. Donald M. Jones, a University of Miami law professor and Baltimore native, said Gray's act of simply running away may not have been enough."That is very thin. People...
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Cultural appropriation and education: making the right decisions

...article, "What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It Wrong?" The following definition comes from Susan Scafidi, a law professor at Fordham University, who describes it as: "Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions...
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

...picture is the NCAA lost the definition of amateurism it has been pushing for years," said Michael Carrier, a Rutgers law professor and antitrust expert.Wilken was not asked to rule on the fairness of a system that pays almost everyone but the athletes...
Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts," said Douglas NeJaime, a law professor at the University of California-Irvine...Mark Tushnet, a constitutional law professor at Harvard. "Having done Obamacare...against it."Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond...
Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

...recklessly caused the death of another person," with negligent homicide another possibility, according to criminal law professor Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law."The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual...
US overhauls process for recognizing Indian tribes

...The new rules will create tensions for host communities and some recognized tribes, according to Richard Monette, a law professor and expert on American Indian tribes at the University of Wisconsin. Tribes along the Columbia River in Washington...
NFL, NHL concussion cases are not the same

...he's suffered from post-traumatic head syndrome, headaches, memory loss and dizziness.Michael McCann, a sports law professor at the University of New Hampshire, expected this lawsuit to come like most observers of the NHL and the sports world...


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