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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers: Bad News for Employers, Lawyers and Internal Compliance
JURIST Guest Columnist Dennis J. Ventry, Jr., of the University of California Davis School of Law (UC Davis School of Law) discusses how a recent Supreme Court decision on whistleblower laws ultimately undermines the corporations they are meant to p (More)
President Trump, in the Name of God, Go.
JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin G. Davis of University of Toledo College of Law adapts Leo Amery's famous 1940 speech calling for the ousting of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain for the age of Trump...May I say that I agree wholeheartedly with what (More)
Muslim Ban or Otherwise: Should a Bureaucrat Resign in Protest?
JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin G. Davis of University of Toledo College of Law discusses the recent turmoil over the changes in the Trump administration... With the recent turmoil of the Monday Night Massacre (firing of the Acting Attorney General (More)
Federal judge rules in favor of Missouri lawmaker to exclude contraception in his health insurance
A federal judge on Friday ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker "who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance." The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (A (More)
Zubik v. Burwell: Women and Religion in the Market
JURIST Guest Columnist Lisa C. Ikemoto of University of California-Davis School of Law discusses the latest ACA challenge to appear in front of the US Supreme Court...The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell on March 23, 2016, si (More)
The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
The Supreme Court first addressed affirmative action in the 1978 case of Bakke v. Regents of the University of California, which concerned the University of California Davis Medical School's use of quota systems for admissions. The Supreme Court held (More)
Heckler's Vetoes in High School
JURIST Guest Columnist Ashutosh Bhagwat of University of California, Davis School of Law argues the US Court of Appeals' decision to uphold the ban on American flag shirts at Live Oak High School on Cinco de Mayo may have constituted a heckler's veto (More)
World's Largest Airline Gets the Green Light
JURIST Guest Columnist Laura Gallagher, University of California, Davis School of Law Class of 2014, discusses the complexity resulting from the American Airlines-US Airways merger and argues that the nature of the airline industry makes it desirable (More)
US Supreme Court Litigation
The Supreme Court took up the issue of affirmative action in June 2003, when the high court decided the twin cases of Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger. Both cases involved the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. The separate cases produce (More)
US Supreme Court Tells Lower Courts to Enforce Arbitration Agreements
JURIST Guest Columnist Robert Marcelis, University of California, Davis School of Law Class of 2013, discusses the US Supreme Court's effort to make lower courts enforce arbitration agreements... (More)