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Posted by Emily Sack
02/24/2015 at 09:00 AM
On the evening of January 15, 2015, Oklahoma prisoner Charles Warner died by lethal injection, shortly after the Supreme Court denied his application for a stay of execution.  Warner had also filed a petition for certiorari, in which he argued that the lethal injection protocol used by Oklahoma violated the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. Eight days after Warner was executed, the Court granted the petition for certiorari in his case.   How could the Court refuse to stay a man’s execution and then, just a few days later, agree to hear the merits of his...
Posted by John Ralston
02/17/2015 at 10:36 AM
In recent years, our administration and faculty have worked hard to enhance the school’s practical and experiential learning opportunities in an effort to help our students become practice ready by graduation.  We now have six clinical externships, three in-house clinics, and even a Semester in Practice Program, which allows students to immerse themselves in a semester-long work experience during the second or third year of school.  These changes have required flexibility by all members of the school’s faculty and staff, including those of us in the Academic Success Department....
Posted by Carl Bogus
02/05/2015 at 10:07 AM
The nation needs the kind of debate it had during the 1912 presidential election. Believe it or not, one of the principal campaign topics involved antitrust law. All four candidates – Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Howard Taft, and Eugene Debs – spoke about antitrust on the campaign trail. And the public listened with keen interest. There was then strong public sentiment that gigantic corporations, then called “trusts,” were harming the nation. The two leading candidates, Wilson and Roosevelt, offered different solutions. Wilson argued that giant corporations turned rugged individuals...