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University of Minnesota

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

Rare Book Repository Map

Disenfranchisement: A Comparative Look at the Right of the Prisoner to Vote

Ali Rickart

Disenfranchisement, simply put, is “the taking away the right to vote in public elections from a citizen or class of citizens.”[1] 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

Center For International And Comparative Law

Slim's Criminal Law News Jan 18 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

This is how they do justice elsewhere.

Outcry after Indonesia executes 6 for drug trafficking

An Indonesian firing squad executed six convicted drug traffickers early Sunday, sparking condemnations from human rights groups and foreign leaders. 11 more words

Death Penality

William D. Araiza, Foreign and International Law in Constitutional Gay Rights Litigation: What Claims, What Use, and Whose Law?, 32 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 455-508 (2006)

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

II.E. Foreign And International Law

Anjuli Willis McReynolds, What International Experience Can Tell U.S. Courts about Same-Sex Marriage, 53 UCLA L. REv. 1073-1105 (2006)

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

Same-sex Marriage