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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...
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...
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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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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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...


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