November 29, 2012
by Theresa Donovan
JURIST Columnist Paul Johnson, Anniversary Reader at the University of York, in the first of two pieces on laws pertaining to homosexual acts in Dependencies of the UK, argues that male, homosexual-specific criminal offenses in Guernsey should be modernized to parallel the laws of the UK...The ...[read more]
August 22, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The Court of Appeal of Singapore ruled Tuesday that a man charged with gross indecency under a provision of the penal code criminalizing sexual acts between men can proceed with a constitutional challenge against the law in court. Known as Section 377A, the law traces its origins to British ...[read more]
June 23, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Roy Gutterman of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University says that the Supreme Court's recent decision in FCC v. Fox still leaves broadcasters in doubt about what constitutes indecency...Curse words and nudity, even fleeting or spontaneous ...[read more]
June 21, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) indecency guidelines were too vague to be properly enforced. The case, Federal Communications Commission v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., hinges on indecency issues raised in two separate ...[read more]
January 21, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Jeremy Lipschultz of the University of Nebraska at Omaha says that in FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., it seems likely that the Supreme Court will not force the Federal Communications Commission to alter its vague and subjective indecency policy and will not overturn ...[read more]
January 12, 2012
by Maureen Cosgrove
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases Wednesday. In Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals the court will determine whether Congress constitutionally abrogated states' Eleventh Amendment immunity when it passed the self-care leave provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ...[read more]
January 11, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on Tuesday. In FCC v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., the court heard arguments on whether the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) current indecency enforcement regime violates the First or Fifth Amendments to the US Constitution by being ...[read more]
December 5, 2011
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in two cases. In Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd v. Novo Nordisk A/S, the court heard arguments on drug patents. When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a drug for multiple uses, the Hatch-Waxman Act allows generic drug makers ...[read more]
November 10, 2011
by John Paul Putney
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in two cases on preemption. In National Meat Association v. Harris, the court considered where the federal regime of slaughterhouse regulation as established by the Federal Meat Inspection Act ("FMIA"), as amended by the Wholesome Meat Act of ...[read more]
November 8, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on Tuesday. In US v. Jones, the court will decide whether the government's warrantless use of a global positioning systems (GPS) tracking device on respondent's vehicle to monitor its movements on public streets violated the Fourth Amendment ... ...[read more]

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