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"American Strike on American Target Revives Contentious Constitutional Issue"

From the New York Times: WASHINGTON – The reported killing of Anwar al-Awlaki on Friday, an American citizen hit by a missile fired from a drone operated by his own government, instantly reignited a difficult debate over terrorism, civil liberties… … Continue reading

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Constitutional questions over Florida's drug offenses on fast track to state's Supreme Court

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Germany high court rejects constitutional challenges to Europe stimulus

[JURIST] Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court [official website, in German] on Tuesday rejected as unfounded three constitutional complaints against German and European legal instruments and other measures in connection with both the European Monetary Union rescue package and the financial aid … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene and the Constitutional Duty to Protect the Incarcerated

As New York City braces for Hurricane Irene, with the transit system being halted since noon today, and 300,000 people ordered to evacuate low-lying areas in the five boroughs, according to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg there are absolutely no plans… … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform: Constitutional or Not?

There now appears to be some real conflict over the constitutionality of health care reform. On Friday, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the part of the law that requires individuals to obtain health insurance was unconstitutional. … Continue reading

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