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8 Jan 2009, 9:00 pm
” “Jan is a fascinating combination of academic intellectual and powerful practitioner, who in many ways mirrors the strengths of the person whose chair he will hold - Michael Klein, distinguished UM Law alumnus and former partner of Wilmer Cutler Pickering LLP,” said Acting Dean Paul Verkuil. [read post]
12 Nov 2014, 9:01 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
Reporter Laurie Goodstein wrote a fascinating New York Times front-page story this week on the admissions by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“LDS Church”) regarding their founder, Joseph Smith, and the fact he had approximately 40 wives, one of whom was age 14, and some others of whom were already married to other men. [read post]
6 Jan 2016, 9:01 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
The movement to eliminate and revive expired statutes of limitations (SOLs) for child sex abuse made significant progress in 2015. [read post]
14 Mar 2016, 9:01 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
The United States was on the brink of abandoning the separation of church and state but has pulled back from the precipice. [read post]
10 Dec 2014, 9:01 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
This year has been an interesting year if for no other reason than that child protection issues are now front and center in the media, and there have been developments (some forward, some backward) at the state, federal, and global levels. [read post]
8 Jun 2016, 9:01 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
Archbishop Chaput of Philadelphia is circulating a letter to parishioners and schools to enlist Catholics to join him in his scorched earth battle against the child sex abuse victims his institution created as well as the rest of them, including the incest victims. [read post]
29 Mar 2015, 9:00 pm by Marci A. Hamilton
There was a time not so long ago when it was difficult to explain the underbelly of the free exercise statutes like the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”), its state counterparts, and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”). [read post]