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"The Civil Rights Issue of Our Time": Transgender Equality and the Right to Choose Your Bathroom
JURIST Guest Columnist Brian Eisner, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2015, is the author of the eleventh article in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Eisner discusses the Cali (More)
Genetic Testing and the Need for a Federal Regulation
JURIST Guest Columnist Angie Lin, St. John's University School of Law Class of 2015, is the author of the fourth article in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Lin discusses inadequate feder (More)
Equal Protection Test: Lessons from Judge Posner's Opinion on Equal Marriage
JURIST Guest Columnist Amaury Reyes-Torres of Iberoamerican University (UNIBE) in Mexico, discusses Baskin v. Bogan and argues that the opinion presents an alternative approach to the equal protection standard of review for discriminatory acts...The (More)
Botched executions & evolving standards of decency: What can we learn from Wood's death?
JURIST Guest Columnist Sacha Baniel-Stark, New York University School of Law Class of 2016, discusses the botched execution of Joseph Wood and analyzes the dissenting opinion from the denial of Wood's motion to stay his execution, which argued that c (More)
Living in a Vehicle
JURIST Guest Columnist Linda Tashbook of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law discusses the constitutionality of the Los Angeles law prohibiting the use of a vehicle for living quarters... Nothing offends constitutional sensibilities quite like (More)
An Examination of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's Rationale for Vetoing SB 236
JURIST Guest Columnist Michael Blissenbach, University of St. Thomas School of Law Class of 2015, discusses Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's Veto of SB 236, which would have codified the rights of students to pray voluntarily in school and at sch (More)
Governor Terry McAuliffe's Right to Veto Virginia's School Prayer Law
JURIST Guest Columnist Aaron Spencer, Temple University Beasley School of Law Class of 2015, discusses Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's Veto of SB 236, which would have codified the rights of students to pray voluntarily in school and at school ev (More)
Healthy PA: Pennsylvania's Attempt to Reform Medicaid Contravenes the Goals of the ACA's Medicaid Expansion
JURIST Senior Editor Leigh Argentieri Coogan, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Governor Corbett's implementation of Healthy PA ...After the US Supreme Court ruled the (More)
Causal Analyses in ERISA § 510 and the Affordable Care Act § 1558
JURIST Guest Columnist Jia Li, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Class of 2014, discusses the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and how it may potentially interact with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.ERISA §51 (More)
Straight to the Heart: Does Merck & Co.'s $100 Million Dollar NuvaRing Settlement Offer Reflect Failed Corporate Governance Policies?
JURIST Guest Columnist Kristen Swift, Widener University School of Law Class of 2014, discusses Merck & Co.'s NuvaRing settlement and the company's corporate governance policies...Recently, Merck & Co. made a major splash across headlines by offering (More)