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Edward Foley

Democratic legitimacy is on the line in Georgia

Professor Ned Foley’s article, Democratic legitimacy is on the line in Georgia, was recently featured in the opinion section of The Washington Post. “The Georgia race is close enough that the democratic legitimacy of the outcome depends on how ballots that […]

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The Crisis of World Order and the Missing Voice of International Law

Assistant Professor Mohamed Helal recently published an op-ed with Opinio Juris titled, The Crisis of World Order and the Missing Voice of International Law. “We must neither retreat nor exile ourselves to what Felix Cohen so memorably called the “heaven of […]

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Professor Ric Simmons Discusses Mueller Investigation and Manafort guilty plea on Radio Sputnik

Professor Ric Simmons recently provided a live radio interview with Radio Sputnik, an English- language Russian news station, and discussed the Mueller Investigation and Manafort guilty plea. You can access the interview at the link below: https://soundcloud.com/radiosputnik/paul-manafort-was-probably-involved-in-election-meddling-in-ukaine-professor

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Edward Foley

Judges’ Ruling on Election Map Plunges North Carolina Politics Into Disarray

Professor Edward B. Foley was recently featured in the New York Times article, Judges’ Ruling on Election Map Plunges North Carolina Politics Into Disarray. But “we’re in uncharted water, given how poisoned the political waters in North Carolina have become,” said Edward […]

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Edward Foley

The Due Process Clause and Voting Rights

Professor Edward B. Foley was recently featured in the Jurist titled, The Due Process Clause and Voting Rights. “Edward Foley proposes using the due process clause to defend voting rights. As Professor Foley points out, the concept of equal protection is […]

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Joshua Dressler

What Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen’s Convictions Could Mean for President Trump

Emeritus Professor Joshua Dressler was recently featured in an article from People titled, What Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen’s Convictions Could Mean for President Trump. “If he were not a sitting president this would constitute grounds for indictment on those charges,” […]

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Douglas Berman

A drug war relic: Heroin ‘lifer’ who has spent almost 43 years behind bars to be freed

Professor Douglas Berman was recently featured in The New Orleans Advocate article, A drug war relic: Heroin ‘lifer’ who has spent almost 43 years behind bars to be freed. “There’s a depressingly large number of folks who are still serving long […]

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Ric Simmons

What Michael Cohen’s guilty plea means for Donald Trump

Professor Ric Simmons was recently featured in a PolitiFact article titled, What Michael Cohen’s guilty plea means for Donald Trump. “In any other situation, the statements under oath by Cohen during his plea allocution would lead to an investigation and almost […]

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Op-ed: I convinced the courts that Nazis have a right to free speech decades ago. I’d do it again today.

Emeritus Professor David A. Goldberger recently submitted an op-ed to Philadelphia Inquirer titled, I convinced the courts that Nazis have a right to free speech decades ago. I’d do it again today. “Of course hate speech and white nationalist demonstrations […]

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Joshua Dressler

Five things to know about Manafort’s first week in court

Emeritus Professor Joshua Dressler was quoted in The Hill about the criminal trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. “If there is a core Trump supporter on there, I think the presumption of innocence is going to be quadrupled in that […]

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When a Parent’s Beliefs About Medicine Become Child Abuse

Prof. Efthimios Parasidis was quoted in Healthline about religious exemptions to medical care and religious-based medical neglect. “The U.S. values religious freedom to the point where states are willing to grant parents the right to refuse even life-saving medical treatments for their […]

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