Race, Place, and the Law, 1836-1948

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The right of trial by jury shall remain inviolate, but the legislature may provide for a jury of any number less than twelve in courts not of record, and for a verdict by nine or more jurors in civil cases in any court of record, and for waiving of the jury in civil cases where the consent of the parties interested is given thereto. The Branzburg case did not seek to prohibit confidential sources or require their indiscriminate disclosure.

Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust (Glasshouse)

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The topic de jure was the present form of government — the Articles of Confederation — and how to improve... The legal transition from German to South African administration was bridged by Martial law. The fear is that five Justices on the United States Supreme Court will make law for the entire nation based solely on their personal policy preferences, given that they have no text to guide or constrain them. The entire dockets in Civil Action No. 1:06-CV-0714-ODE, No.1:09-CV-02027-WSD, and 1:09-CV-01543-WSD are referenced and incorporated herein as if attached hereto.

Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana

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Classic examples: Bans on advocacy of illegal conduct (Brandenburg v. Home did assume the pen on the subject of the Forty-five, no consideration whatever ought to have made him depart from the truth, or shrink from exposing the cruelties practised, as Mr. Dissent Holmes: I don't know if I agree or disagree with the economic theory espoused by the statute, but that's irrelevant—many laws already interfere with the liberty to contract, such as Sunday laws and usery laws. A higher percentage of black applicants than white applicants failed a qualifying test administered by the District of Columbia Police Department.

Disability Discrimination Law, Evidence and Testimony: A

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Passed by the 91st Congress (1969–1971) as H. We’ve seen this kind of libertarian constitutional argument before. Of course, many people won't feel some of these burdens particularly severely, but the same may be true of many not very devout religious people, who might be bothered but not deeply affected by the bans on certain practices in which their religion moves them to engage. Facts: A particular urban school district in Detroit was found to have de jure segregation.

Housing Segregation in Surban America Since 1960 -

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Congress failed to act on either of the proposed laws. Life is all a variorum, We regard not how it goes, Let them cant about decorum Who have characters to lose. Content-neutral laws burdening speech generally need only meet intermediate scrutiny. I think there are many things that we have to recognise about who we are and who we have been as a nation, but we should also recognise what we can be. Such vacancies as may occur in either house of the legislature or in any partisan county elective office shall be filled by appointment by the county legislative authority of the county in which the vacancy occurs: Provided, That the person appointed to fill the vacancy must be from the same legislative district, county, or county commissioner or council district and the same political party as the legislator or partisan county elective officer whose office has been vacated, and shall be one of three persons who shall be nominated by the county central committee of that party, and in case a majority of the members of the county legislative authority do not agree upon the appointment within sixty days after the vacancy occurs, the governor shall within thirty days thereafter, and from the list of nominees provided for herein, appoint a person who shall be from the same legislative district, county, or county commissioner or council district and of the same political party as the legislator or partisan county elective officer whose office has been vacated, and the person so appointed shall hold office until his or her successor is elected at the next general election, and has qualified: Provided, That in case of a vacancy occurring after the general election in a year that the office appears on the ballot and before the start of the next term, the term of the successor who is of the same party as the incumbent may commence once he or she has qualified and shall continue through the term for which he or she was elected: Provided, That in case of a vacancy occurring in the office of joint senator, or joint representative, the vacancy shall be filled from a list of three nominees selected by the state central committee, by appointment by the joint action of the boards of county legislative authorities of the counties composing the joint senatorial or joint representative district, the person appointed to fill the vacancy must be from the same legislative district and of the same political party as the legislator whose office has been vacated, and in case a majority of the members of the county legislative authority do not agree upon the appointment within sixty days after the vacancy occurs, the governor shall within thirty days thereafter, and from the list of nominees provided for herein, appoint a person who shall be from the same legislative district and of the same political party as the legislator whose office has been vacated. [AMENDMENT 96, 2003 House Joint Resolution No. 4206, p 2819.

Birth of a Nation'hood: Gaze, Script, and Spectacle in the

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These rights are not all equally basic, but form a hierarchy of derivation, with those listed later being generally derived from those listed earlier. (6) To assemble in an independent well-disciplined[13] militia. (7) To communicate with the world. (8) To express or publish one's opinions or those of others. (9) To practice one's religion. (10) To be secure in one's person, house, papers, vehicle[14], and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures. (12) To acquire, have and use the means necessary to exercise the above natural rights and pursue happiness, specifically including: (1) A private residence, from which others may be excluded. (2) Tools needed for one's livelihood. (3) Personal property, which others may be denied the use of. (4) Arms suitable for personal and community defense. (1) To enter into contracts, and thereby acquire contractual rights, to secure the means to exercise the above natural rights.[1,15] (2) To enjoy equally the rights, privileges and protections of personhood as established by law. (3) To petition an official for redress of grievances and get action thereon in accordance with law, subject to the resources available thereto. (4) To petition a legislator and get consideration thereof, subject to resources available thereto. (5) To petition a court for redress of grievances and get a decision thereon, subject to resources available thereto. (6) Not to have one's natural rights individually disabled except through due process of law, which includes: (1) Not to be charged for a major crime but by indictment by a Grand Jury, except while serving in the military, or while serving in the Militia during time of war or public danger. (2) Not to be charged more than once for the same offense. (3) Not to be compelled to testify against oneself. (4) Not to have excessive bail required. (5) To be tried by an impartial jury from the state and district in which the events took place. (6) To have a jury of at least six for a misdemeanor, and at least twelve for a felony.[1] (7) To a speedy trial. (8) To a public trial. (9) To have the assistance of counsel of one's choice. (10) To be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation. (11) To be confronted with the witnesses against one. (12) To have compulsory process for obtaining favorable witnesses. (14) To have a verdict by a unanimous vote of the jury, which shall not be held to account for its verdict.[1] (15) To have the jury decide on both the facts of the case and the constitutionality, jurisdiction, and applicability of the law.[1] (17) To have a sentence which explicitly states all disablements, and is final in that once rendered no further disablements may be imposed for the same offense.[1] (18) Not to have a cruel or unusual punishment inflicted upon oneself. (1) To trial by an impartial jury from the state and district in which the events took place[1] where the issue in question is either a natural right[1] or property worth more than $20. (2) In taking of one's property for public use, to be given just compensation therefor. (1) To have process only upon legal persons able to defend themselves, either natural persons or corporate persons that are represented by a natural person as agent, and who are present, competent, and duly notified, except, in cases of disappearance or abandonment, after public notice and a reasonable period of time.[1] (1) To enjoy equally the rights and privileges of citizenship as established by law. (2) To vote in elections that are conducted fairly and honestly, by secret ballot. (3) To exercise general police powers to defend the community and enforce the laws, subject to legal orders of higher-ranking officials.[17] Certain of the above rights are restricted, or "disabled", for minors, but the definition of who is a minor and the extent to which each of these rights are disabled for minors, is limited to the jurisdiction over which each government has general legislative authority, which for the U.

Free Exercise of Religion by Secular Organizations and Their

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The jobs need not be identical, but they must be substantially equal. Once a person is hired, an employer can only ask medical questions or require a medical exam if medical documentation is needed to support an employee’s request for reasonable accommodations, or if an employer believes the employee cannot safely perform a job because of a medical condition. Measures taken to assure to everyone the right to seek from such tribunals just and adequate reparation or satisfaction for any damage as a result of such discrimination. 287.

Title VII - Prima Facie Cases (Employment Law Series)

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It is much more convenient to the individual to receive some interest for his ready cash, than that it should lie idle in his desk; and its being thus put into a productive state, instead of remaining an unproductive capital, must be much more useful to the country. S. 214 (1989), a unanimous Court invalidated, on freedom of association grounds, sections of the California Election Code that regulated the internal organization of political parties in the state.

Gender Bias As Related to Women in the Workplace

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Massey Coal Co. (2009), [103] the Court ruled that a justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia had to recuse himself from a case involving a major contributor to his campaign for election to that court. [104] While many state constitutions are modeled after the United States Constitution and federal laws, those state constitutions did not necessarily include provisions comparable to the Bill of Rights. He said that it is not clear if every inmate on death row will be entitled to a new sentencing trial. "Now I think it's a moral issue,'' he said. "If someone was sentenced to death by less than an unanimous it is unconscionable to put them to death now without a unanimous verdict."

Critical Race Theory: An Introduction (Critical America)

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Facts: The Ethics in Government Act of 1978 provided that The Attorney General may ask for the appointment of a special counsel by a Special division of three Circuit Judges in order to investigate and prosecute high-ranking government officials for violations of federal crimes. To see why, consider how in Grutter Justice O'Connor posed the issue: The [Law School's] policy aspires to “achieve that diversity which has the potential to enrich everyone's education and thus make a law class stronger than the sum of its parts.” […] The policy does not restrict the types of diversity contributions eligible for substantial weight in the admissions process, but instead recognizes “many possible bases for diversity admissions.” […] The policy does, however, reaffirm the Law School's longstanding commitment to “one particular type of diversity,” that is, “racial and ethnic diversity with special reference to the inclusion of students from groups which have been historically discriminated against” (Grutter, at 325).
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