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Sunday 24 Jul 2011

Konstantinos Margaritis is a Ph.D. candidate at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Faculty of Law. For his doctoral research, he is examining the protection of fundamental rights under the Lisbon Treaty. He writes on the changes in the field of external affairs under the Lisbon Treaty and the [read more]

Friday 15 Jul 2011

Ryan Suto, Syracuse University College of Law Class of 2013, is the President of the Syracuse chapter of the American Constitution Society and recently moderated a panel discussion on the issue of WikiLeaks and the Constitution. He writes on how the US Supreme Court must begin to engage in public [read more]

Tuesday 12 Jul 2011

Joseph Schaeffer, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, is spending the summer working for a firm specializing in energy law. He writes on Marcellus exploration and the regulation of hydraulic fracturing, specifically considering the implications of Pittsburgh's decision to ban the practice at the municipal level...The practice [read more]

Friday 8 Jul 2011

Hillary Stemple, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2012, worked in the health care industry for five years prior to entering law school and is now in the Health Law Certificate program. She says that the individual mandate must be constitutional as a necessary and proper regulation of [read more]

Thursday 7 Jul 2011

David Meyers, Columbia Law School Class of 2013, worked as a staffer to President George W. Bush from 2006 to 2009 and later in the US Senate. He argues that although health care reform may fit within current precedent, the Supreme Court must temper its Commerce Clause jurisprudence to strike [read more]

Tuesday 5 Jul 2011

Nicholas Battaglia, Albany Law School Class of 2012, is an intern in the school's Health Law Clinic. He argues that the partisan affiliations of the judges coupled with strong legal arguments will result in more successes for the government in the health care litigation...The constitutionality of the Patient Protection and [read more]

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