Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center
The University of Minnesota Law School’s Stefan A. Risenfeld Rare Books Research Center focuses on collections of rare legal books and is housed in the Risenfeld Center. 73 more words
Amélie Barras, Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban (Routledge, 2014).
In Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban… 367 more words
Disenfranchisement, simply put, is “the taking away the right to vote in public elections from a citizen or class of citizens.” Throughout the world, people who have committed crimes that carry the weight of jail time or felony convictions are disposed of their right and ability to freely vote. 1,175 more words
This is how they do justice elsewhere.
An Indonesian firing squad executed six convicted drug traffickers early Sunday, sparking condemnations from human rights groups and foreign leaders. 11 more words
This article examines the use of foreign and international law in the adjudication of U.S. constitutional claims in gay rights cases. It explores the distinction between structural provisions and individual rights provisions, and it argues that foreign law can be particularly useful in advancing individual rights claims. 14 more words
Three approaches to applying international materials in judicial decision-making are identified and examined by this author. Each approach is explored in light of the decision in… 42 more words