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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jan 22

    Lawsuit To Challenge Trump on Emolument

    Lawsuit To Challenge Trump on Emolument
    The New York Times reported today that a group of law profs, Supreme Court litigators, and former White House ethics lawyers will file a suit tomorrow alleging that President Trump is violating the Emoluments Clause. Here's the gist: The…
  • Jan 22

    OLC Says Trump Can Hire Son-In-Law Kushner

    OLC Says Trump Can Hire Son-In-Law Kushner
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Office of Legal Counsel memo that concludes that President Trump can hire son-in-law Jared Kushner to the White House staff is mostly statutory construction. (It concludes that the anti-nepotism…
  • Jan 22

    Did Obama Open the Door to Trump's EO on Obamacare?

    Did Obama Open the Door to Trump's EO on Obamacare?
    Check out Seth Chandler's piece in Forbes, arguing that President Obama's unilateral executive actions on the Affordable Care Act set a precedent for President Trump's executive order scaling back the Act. "[A]ctions taken by the Obama…
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Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Jan 22

    Pussy Hats and Protest

    Pussy Hats and Protest
    At first I thought that pussy hats were only the project of well-off white women and one more symbol of liberal futility. But as March preparations moved ahead, I appreciated the brilliance of the project. Women of all colors and...
  • Jan 19

    We Must March

    We Must March
    The Women's Rights Marches scheduled in every state in the country on January 21, are not just domestic phenomena, nor are they narrowly limited to women's rights. Rather, the organizers remind us, women's rights are human rights -- they…
  • Jan 18

    A Human Rights Response to Hacking

    A Human Rights Response to Hacking
    Human rights seem to have moved to the back burner, or even off the stove entirely, during the months since the election. Human rights has barely registered in the debate over repeal of the Affordable Care Act. President-elect Trump has...
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Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 21

    Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade

    Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade
    NPR (January 17, 2017): Abortion Rate in U.S. Falls to Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade, by Sarah MacCammon: The Guttmacher Institute reports that the U.S. abortion rate fell to its lowest level since 1973. In 2014, the abortion rate...
  • Jan 10

    Pregnancy and the Brain

    Pregnancy and the Brain
    New York Times (Dec. 19, 2016): Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering, by Pam Belluck: A recent study notes that pregnancy works changes in the brain, specifically in the part that perceives the feelings of others....
  • Jan 4

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right
    International Justice Center Resource Center (January 3, 2016): IACtHR Holds Bolivia Responsible for Forced Sterilization in Landmark Judgment: Last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that sterilization of a woman without…
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