In light of the Supreme Court hearing oral argument today in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., we are excited to release an early online-only version of RFRA Exemptions from the Contraception Mandate: An Unconstitutional Accommodation of Religion, by Frederick Mark Gedicks and Rebecca G.
In the wake of Gonzaga Univ. v. Doe, in which the Supreme Court entrenched a tight-fisted test for whether Congress has guaranteed a statutory right to individuals, the lower courts have felt out the bounds of a new doctrine piecemeal. Recently, in Shakhnes v. Berlin,
Matt and Noah are joined by CRCL Online Content Editor Nitzan Weizmann to highlight the problem of pregnancy discrimination. Noah and Matt also take a look at a recent Second Circuit opinion striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act.
With Matt in the hosting chair this week, CR-CL's Executive Editors for Online Content, Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin take a close look at this week's oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas and at the pace and process of President's Obama's judicial nominations.
CR-CL's Executive Editors for Online Content, Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin sort through the issues that may point progressives away from voting to re-elect Barack Obama. Does being progressive mean voting for Democrats, or should progressives send a message to the president that we
Prior to hearing the news of Thursday's tragedy in Minneapolis, CR-CL's Executive Editors for Online Content, Noah Kaplan and Matt Giffin sat down to discuss why the United States hasn't seen any renewed vigor in the gun control debate following the multiple mass shootings over
Noah and Matt give their brief reactions to United States v. Alvarez, Miller v. Alabama, Arizona v. United States, and NFIB v. Sebelius. Noah and Matt take a look at Mitt Romney's recently leaked closed-door comments. The discussion turns to the recent protests and violence
This episode is the first in CR-CL's summer interview podcast series. This week, Noah interviews Professor Ben Sachs about the disparity between the political speech rights of labor unions and corporations. Noah interviews Emily Bazelon about President Obama's recent announcement expressing his personal support for
Noah interviews Professor Ari Ezra Waldman about students' right to speak affirmingly about sexual orientation, same-sex marriage, and gay identity in schools. Noah and Matt discuss the retroactivity of the Fair Sentencing Act, passed to address the disparity between federal sentences for crack and
Matt follows up on a post he wrote for HarvardCRCL.org looking at the First Amendment implications of requiring cigarette companies to include new graphic warning labels on their packages. Noah and Matt discuss the competing budget plans presented by the Republican and Democratic leaders