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Answers to common questions about religious objections bills in Indiana and Arkansas

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:31
The Republican governors and legislative leaders in Indiana and Arkansas have been scrambling to modify legislation that was billed as protecting religious freedom but drew criticism from across the country as opening the door to anti-gay discrimination.

Arkansas and Indiana fix religion law

Thu, 2015-04-02 08:47
The US states of Arkansas and Indiana pass laws to quell the outcry over new "religious freedom" legislation that critics say encourages anti-gay discrimination.

Indian Mascot Bill Advances, With Less Help For Schools

Thu, 2015-04-02 08:19
A Colorado bill to ban schools from using American Indian mascots without permission from a panel of Native Americans has been cleared for a vote by the full House.

Lawmakers debate Colorado school mascots

Thu, 2015-04-02 08:16
A bill banning schools from using American Indian mascots without permission will go to the full House.

Five things about Indiana's 'religious freedom' law

Thu, 2015-04-02 05:08
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law.

Things you missed about Indiana law

Thu, 2015-04-02 01:20
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religio...

1993 federal law, 2015 state law quite different

Thu, 2015-04-02 00:47
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religion as a cover.

Things you missed about Indiana law

Thu, 2015-04-02 00:36
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religio...

How courts handled feathers, tea and knives

Wed, 2015-04-01 17:11
Claims under state and federal Religious Freedom Restoration Acts are rare, and most victories have involved religious minorities, experts say. Here are some cases. FULL STORY

Law students prepare for job fair at Boot Camp

Wed, 2015-04-01 13:00
After attending the August 2011 job fair, Marihug Cedeño ’13 returned to the Law School determined to make a change.

US Attorneys Cotter and Martinez to Lead AG’s Native American Issues Subcommittee

Wed, 2015-04-01 11:02
Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced the appointment of two U.S....

Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

Wed, 2015-04-01 06:59
The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics. And as is often the case in controversies, the facts have become muddled and conflated.

Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

Wed, 2015-04-01 06:46
The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics. And as is often the case in controversies, the facts have become muddled and conflated.

Experts: Diet Full of Colorful Vegetables, Whole Grains and Lean Protein Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk

Wed, 2015-04-01 05:30
Obesity and diabetes are some the most controllable risk factors for cancer. These two diseases, common in American Indian communities across the nation, are contributing to some of the highest rates of ...

Ind. governor: Clarify law attacked as being antigay

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:35
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it was a thinly disguised attempt to permit discrimination against gays.

Performance explores Native American tribal justice

Tue, 2015-03-31 23:27
Last night, the Native American Law Students Association brought to campus a genre-defying work that tackled a variety of urgent but under-addressed national issues.

Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

Tue, 2015-03-31 16:33
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a thinly disguised attempt to permit discrimination against gays.

Ind. Gov. Pence wants changes to religious objection law

Tue, 2015-03-31 14:23
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Native American Tribes Win Child Welfare Case In South Dakota

Tue, 2015-03-31 14:07
A federal court ruled Tuesday in summary judgment that the state of South Dakota has routinely violated federal law by taking Native American children from their families and tribes.

Native American Tribes Win Child Welfare Case In South Dakota

Tue, 2015-03-31 13:55
A federal court ruled Tuesday in summary judgment that the state of South Dakota has routinely violated federal law by taking Native American children from their families and tribes.