The new frontier of LGBTQ civil rights, explained
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The new frontier of LGBTQ civil rights, explained

Recent history has brought incredible progress for the LGBTQ community in the form of this map “…Total victory for the advocates of same sex marriage..” But lesser known is this map over here – where things get tricky. “So does becoming a business owner mean you have to check your convictions at the door?” “Right […]

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Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – Crime, Punishment, and Constitutional Intepretation
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Civil Rights and Civil Liberties – Crime, Punishment, and Constitutional Intepretation

>>The 8th Amendment states that “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” Like other Constitutional provisions, though, the prohibitions against cruel and unusual punishment cry out for interpretation (sorry to be so dramatic). What is cruel? What is unusual? In Supreme Court jurisprudence and in popular […]

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