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Consitutional Rights

First Monday in October

Beverly Willett | Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

With or without the Supreme Court's blessing, Americans on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate -- even while they deliberate -- can begin the process of healing now by taking the same high road of tolerance parents demand of their children.

On Constitution Day, California College Student Ordered to Stop Handing out Constitutions

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 11.19.2013 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Robert Van Tuinen, a student at Modesto Junior College in California, had a theory. He believed that the policies at his college limiting protests and...

The Framers' Constitution

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The conservative constitutional narrative is deeply unprincipled and patently wrong, both in its defense of conservative judicial ideology and in its attack on what conservatives deride as a result-oriented "liberal" jurisprudence.

Justice Scalia's Constitutional Nostalgia

Andrea Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

Justice Antonin Scalia says the's 14th Amendment doesn't protect women against sex discrimination. Is nostalgia to blame for this inflexible, incorrect view?

Almost Equal Protection: A New Legal Doctrine?

David Ambroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ambroz

Today the Californian Supreme Court of CA birthed new classifications of people, the Gays & the Super-Gay; and a new legal doctrine, Almost-Equal Protection.

Tight Margins on Gay Marriage Prop Sends Californians Into the Streets

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Statewide polls show that voters are split dead-even on Proposition 8 in California, which attempts to ban gay marriage. The issue has triggered well-...