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Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

...student while practicing for a homecoming performance.The university has promised changes.Chuck Henson, a black law professor and associate dean, was appointed Tuesday as the university's first-ever interim vice chancellor for inclusion...
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Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy

...processing or handling would effectively end the lying about what PP is and has been doing."University of Notre Dame law professor O. Carter Snead, a bioethicist, had a contrasting view."Planned Parenthood's decision is clearly an effort...
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Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...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 to death with...
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Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...controversies and challenges that the American bishops and others are facing," said Rick Garnett, a University of Notre Dame law professor who specializes in religious freedom.Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U...
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Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...real money for college athletes to put toward the rising educational expenses they face," he said.Stephen Ross, a law professor at Penn State who specializes in sports and antitrust law, said the ruling was a win wrapped in a loss for the NCAA...
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Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

...Their sentences were reduced.Prosecutors in the Roof case appear to have a lot to work with, said Jens Ohlins, a law professor at Cornell University who has followed the case.It's going to be, he predicted, "very, very easy for a federal...
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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

...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 to intervene...
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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...
Rape conviction poses troubling questions for college football

...was a freshman at Boise State. The events led Baylor president Ken Starr on Friday to appoint Jeremy Counseller, a law professor on the school's faculty and former assistant district attorney, to conduct an internal review of "the circumstances...
Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...near as fast as it should be rising, and that is the challenge we face," said David Kamin, a New York University law professor who has advised Clinton's campaign. "It's not a new problem, and it's going to take a holistic vision...
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