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14 Feb 2019, 3:34 pm by Irina Manta
Guyora Binder and Luis Chiesa break it down, and some quibbles.Following up on my post about the case of Michelle Carter who texted her boyfriend to kill himself, my colleague Brenner Fissell pointed me to to a new article by Guyora Binder and Luis Chiesa that deals with the issue of encouragement of suicide. [read post]
2 May 2019, 1:29 pm by Irina Manta
Facebook has decided to ban a number of high-profile individuals the company believes have violated its (hate and other) speech rules. [read post]
2 Apr 2019, 5:40 am by Irina Manta
Given my scholarship on lies on online dating apps and sexual fraud, I took notice when Tinder announced on March 29 that it was introducing a height verification tool so that individuals could no longer fudge their height. [read post]
13 Feb 2019, 5:30 am by Irina Manta
The Michelle Carter case and the complex relationship between causation and mental health.The news came down this month that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has affirmed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michelle Carter, the woman who at age 17 in 2014 encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend Conrad Roy III to commit suicide. [read post]
26 Feb 2019, 7:53 pm by Irina Manta
Why Hoda Muthana Can't Be Kept Out of the United StatesHoda Muthana was born in 1994 in Hackensack, New Jersey. [read post]
8 Jul 2019, 7:46 am by Irina Manta
[Increased immigration enforcement at times sweeps in Americans] Cassandra Robertson and I have a new piece in The Conversation about the ways in which the U.S. government has detained and deported many of its own citizens even though there is long-standing Supreme Court precedent on how having even a few such cases is unacceptable. [read post]
14 Mar 2015, 6:28 am by Andrew Koppelman
The brief is written on behalf of ourselves and four other academics: Stephen Clark (a leading expert on gay rights issues), Sanford Levinson (one of the nation’s most prominent constitutional theorists), and well-known legal scholars Irina Manta and Erin Sheley. [read post]
11 Apr 2019, 6:59 am by Irina Manta
My article “Tinder Lies” is now out in print with the Wake Forest Law Review. [read post]
22 Mar 2019, 10:26 am by Irina Manta
Italy's recent legal changes go beyond denaturalizing for pre-naturalization activity and set a dangerous precedent.Italy has suffered a horrific crime, in which a school bus driver allegedly kidnapped a bus containing 51 children and subsequently lit it on fire during a police stand-off. [read post]
11 Feb 2019, 2:18 pm by Irina Manta
The time for and framing of PSAs.Following up on my recent post about the confirmation process of Neomi Rao, I wanted to respond more generally to the point that Ted Cruz and various conservative commentators raised about what could possibly be wrong with telling women not to drink (or not to drink too much) to remain safe. [read post]
11 Apr 2019, 6:59 am by Irina Manta
Fresh off the press in the Wake Forest Law Review.My article "Tinder Lies" is now out in print with the Wake Forest Law Review. [read post]
20 Feb 2019, 6:54 am by Irina Manta
As multiple sources report, Nick Sandmann--the Kentucky student known as the "MAGA hat teen" whose recent confrontation with Native American activist Nathan Phillips on the National Mall made headlines--is suing the Washington Post for its coverage of the event, to the tune of $250 million. [read post]
4 Aug 2019, 7:13 am by Irina Manta
[The parents of two suicide victims blame the university, the ABK fraternity, and an allegedly death-obsessed frat brother] Five Truman State University (TSU) undergraduate students killed themselves during the 2016-2017 academic year. [read post]
22 May 2019, 6:16 am by Irina Manta
Earlier this month, I was on a panel entitled "Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discourse? [read post]
28 Jul 2019, 11:03 am by Irina Manta
[In the aftermath of the "I Love You, Now Die" documentary] I blogged previously here and here about the Massachusetts case of Michelle Carter, who is currently in prison for encouraging her boyfriend Conrad Roy to commit suicide. [read post]
28 Oct 2019, 6:21 pm by Irina Manta
[Prosecutors charging Boston College student's girlfriend with involuntary manslaughter] I blogged previously about the Michelle Carter case here, here, and here. [read post]
10 May 2019, 2:02 pm by Irina Manta
The government failed in its attempt to denaturalize Pakistan-born Afaq Ahmed Malik, and the opinion from the U.S. [read post]
15 Jul 2019, 10:16 am by Irina Manta
[We discuss the parallels between the U.S., Japan, and China, and the possible future] My coauthor, political scientist Mattias Ottervik, and I just published a symposium piece in the Akron Law Review entitled "Blunting the Later-Mover Advantage: Intellectual Property and Knowledge Transfer". [read post]
21 Apr 2020, 6:59 am by Irina Manta
[On due process and citizenship litigation] My coauthor Cassandra Robertson and I have a new article out in the Vanderbilt Law Review entitled "Litigating Citizenship", in which we continue our exploration of legal issues surrounding the loss of citizenship rights. [read post]
23 Jan 2020, 7:56 am by Irina Manta
[The Supreme Court had denied cert in the texting suicide case] Michelle Carter was released from prison yesterday for good behavior, several months ahead of the scheduled end of her 15-month sentence. [read post]