Dress Code Is New Hot Button For The Houston Schools

School dress codes have been around for decades, but they gained more prominence in schools and are stricter in recent years in response to the permeation of gangs and violence within the schools at all levels. In addition to maintaining modesty within the schools, dress codes now ban gang paraphernalia, colors and symbols; shirts with […]

(part 2) David H. Souter on American values and Constitutional law

The 2010 Harvard commencement address by the Honorable David H. Souter. (part 2 of 3)

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Round Table : Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments – Opening Session part I

Chair: Professor Martin Scheinin, European University Institute
Welcome: Professor Barak Medina, Dean, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University
Ms Justice Dorit Beinisch, President, the Supreme Court of Israel
Mr Didier Maus, Conseiller dEtat; President, the International Association of Constitutional Law
Professor Claude Klein, Hebrew University:
“The modernity of a constitutional question”
Dr. Sharon Weintal, Hebrew University:
“A typology of the non-amendable provisions in the constitutions”

26.04.10

The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute
for Legislative Research and Comparative Law
The Faculty of Law
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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BAR EXAM 3 Steps to CONSTITUTIONAL LAW for MBE

Laura Wilson, attorney and coach at BARCoach.com explains the 3 Step approach for answering CON LAW questions on the MBE portion of the bar exam. Share with your friends taking the Bar Exam !

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Cash Gifting Home Business

Don’t know what cash gifting is?   Basically it is freely giving monetary gifts to another party and expecting nothing in return.  Sounds pretty darn crazy doesn’t it?  Why in God’s name would any sane person do that? Let me try and answer those very logical questions.  Have you ever given to a charity such as […]

Constitutional Law – Standing – Supreme Bar Review

Supreme Bar Review lecture on Constitutional Law featuring Prof. Kevin O’Neill of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. This portion of the lecture covers the issue of standing and how to handle it on an exam including law school exams and the bar exam.

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Taking Free Exercise Rights Seriously

March 30, 2006
Speaker: Professor Alan E. Brownstein, University of California, Davis School of Law
Presented by: Center for Professional Ethics

Summary: William A. Brahms Lecture on Law and Religion

• Constitutional law does not take free exercise rights seriously. Creating a more complex free exercise jurisprudence

• How do we balance religious exercise against conflicting state interests?

Professor Brownstein is an expert on church-state issues and has also written extensively on freedom of speech, privacy and autonomy rights and other constitutional law subjects. His articles have been published in numerous academic journals, including the Stanford Law Review. Professor Brownstein teaches Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, and Torts at the UC Davis School of Law, is a frequent lecturer at academic conferences and in law related programs before civic, legal, religious and educational groups. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1977.

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MSNBC Countdown : FISA : Supreme Court says No

MSNBC
Countdown
Keith Olbermann

2008-02-19
Supreme Court says no to FISA

Constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to turn down the ACLU’s legal challenge to President Bush’s domestic spying program.

Source
http://msnbc.com

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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978 is a U.S. federal law prescribing procedures for the physical & electronic surveillance & collection of “foreign intelligence information” between or among “foreign powers” on territory under United States control.

FISA is codified in 50 U.S.C. 1801–1811, 1821–29, 1841–46, and 1861–62.

The subchapters of FISA provide for:

– Electronic Surveillance
– Physical Searches
– Pen Registers and Trap & Trace Devices for Foreign Intelligence Purposes
– Access to certain Business Records for Foreign Intelligence Purposes

The act created a court which meets in secret, & approves or denies requests for search warrants.
Only the number of warrants applied for, issued and denied, is reported.

In 1980 (the first full year after its inception), it approved 322 warrants.
This number has steadily grown to 2224 warrants in 2006.
Only 5 warrants have been rejected since the court first met in 1979.

The Act was amended by the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001, primarily to include terrorism on behalf of groups that are not specifically backed by a foreign government.

An overhaul of the bill, the Protect America Act of 2007 was signed into law on 2007-08-05.

Source
http://wikipedia.org

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