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Newswise: U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
8-Jan-2020 9:00 PM EST
U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

New research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that the United States is falling behind its global peers when it comes to guarantees for key constitutional rights. Researchers identified key gaps in the U.S. including guarantees of the right to health, gender equality, and rights for persons with disabilities.

Released: 12-Dec-2019 2:15 PM EST
Supreme Court victory hinged on evidence of racism
Cornell University

Cornell Law School professors Sheri Lynn Johnson and Keir Weyble took over Curtis Flowers' appeal to the Supreme Court and won.

Newswise: Toward a more civil discourse
Released: 17-Nov-2019 3:45 PM EST
Toward a more civil discourse
Washington University in St. Louis

In our current climate of sometimes intense vitriol, reappropriation — by which a group of people reclaims words or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group — can tame uncivil discourse, finds a new study by political scientists and a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

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