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Newswise: U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
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    14-Jan-2020 12:05 AM 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.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Gender Issues, Government/Law, LGBTQ Issues, Media and Journalism, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, Religion, U.S. Politics, U.S. Supreme Court,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 9:00 PM EST

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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.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Politics,

Released:
12-Dec-2019 2:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Toward a more civil discourse

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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Released:
17-Nov-2019 3:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Affordable Care Act good for hospitals’ fiscal health

Affordable Care Act good for hospitals’ fiscal health

University of Illinois at Chicago

Interest rates on healthcare municipal bonds significantly decreased due to the ACA, according to a study from the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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24-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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