Topic: Supreme Court

How the Next President and the Supreme Court are Intertwined

Jan. 26, 2016
Supreme Court

The Democrat or Republican who wins the White House in 2016 will create a new Supreme Court that furthers the general preferences of that presidential party.

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Why Every American Should Worry About the Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 11, 2014
Why Every American Should Worry About the Hobby Lobby Ruling

The country rounded a new and dangerous corner with the recent Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.

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2012 Retrospective: Looking Back on a Historic Year

Dec. 20, 2012

2012 has been quite a year on the Forty Acres: two national championships, a new med school on the way and major research achievements, for starters. Read on for more.

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Law professors discuss Citizens United Supreme Court ruling

Feb. 15, 2010

Law Professors Scot Powe and Steve Bickerstaff discuss the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision and its impact on the influence of money in politics.

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Opinion: The real effects of corporate spending in elections

Feb. 3, 2010
Opinion: The real effects of corporate spending in elections

Steve Bickerstaff, adjunct law professor at the School of Law, discusses the real effects of the Supreme Court decision on corporate spending in elections. Bickerstaff claims the leading winners from the Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case are the powerful incumbent officeholders, and corporate advertisements during political campaigns are the least consequential of the real effects.

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