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The Way Pavers: Eleven Supreme Court-worthy Women

The Four Justices by Nelson Shanks (2012); courtesy of National Portrait Gallery

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Amanda Knox, Her “Strange” Behavior, and the Italian Legal System

In this four-part series, Professor Martha Grace Duncan presents a new analysis of the much-studied case of Amanda Knox. Professor Duncan examines how human prejudice against “strangeness,” our desperation for a hasty assessment of guilt or innocence, and the hybrid Italian legal system led to Knox being twice-convicted for a crime she did not commit.


Student Commentary


The Fight Over the ACA’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

by Charlotte Butash

On October 6th, the Trump Administration issued new regulations attacking the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employers include free contraceptive coverage in their workplace health plans. In response to this development, advocacy groups across the country have taken to the courts to fight back to protect women’s health.

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