Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

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Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage is a Fundamental Right
Posted on 15 Jul 2015 by GreenbergTraurig

On June 26, 2015, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court struck down the laws of those states that preclude same-sex marriage and also held that each state must recognize same-sex marriages lawfully performed in other states... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges that U.S. Government Violated Constitutional Rights of America’s Youth by Promoting the Development and Use of Fossil Fuels
Posted on 13 Oct 2015 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

By Nikita Perumal and Jessica Wentz A foundational component of sustainable development is the principle of inter-generational equity: that we should meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their... Read More

DC Circuit Court Upholds Federal Ban On Campaign Contributions – What’s Next for Politically Active Government Contractors?
Posted on 10 Aug 2015 by DLA Piper

By William H. Minor A unanimous federal appeals court in Washington, DC has upheld a long-standing ban on federal campaign contributions by government contractors. The case, Wagner et al. v. Federal Election Commission , [subscribers can access... Read More