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A Restriction of the Status Quo: Fisher v University of Texas

A Restriction of the Status Quo: Fisher v University of Texas

Many expected a major ruling on the constitutionality of affirmative action from the United States Supreme Court ...
Fisher v University of Texas: A Glimmer of Hope for Affirmative Action in the United States?

Fisher v University of Texas: A Glimmer of Hope for Affirmative Action in the United States?

The US Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the eagerly anticipated case of Fisher v University of ...
Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Proportionality analysis after Eweida and Others v. UK: Examining the Connections between Articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR

Until recently, questions regarding the theory and practice of the proportionality analysis in relation to the ...
Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Could the outcome in Windsor v US be a hollow victory?

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court heard argument in Windsor v United States.  We have been closely ...
Eweida and Others v United Kingdom: the Use and Abuse of the Margin of Appreciation

Eweida and Others v United Kingdom: the Use and Abuse of the Margin of Appreciation

Julie Maher’s post on the judgment handed down by the ECtHR in Eweida and Others v United Kingdom outlines the ...
US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

US Supreme Court grants certiorari in Windsor v United States – what comes next?

Following on from his previous post considering the recent US Second Circuit Court of Appeal decision to widen the ...
US Decision Widens Suspect Class to Afford Protection to Same-Sex Couples

US Decision Widens Suspect Class to Afford Protection to Same-Sex Couples

By Karl Laird In an important judgment, Windsor v United States the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
Fisher v University of Texas: What the Judges Asked

Fisher v University of Texas: What the Judges Asked

The third installment in our affirmative action series looks at the oral arguments presented and questions asked ...
Fisher v University of Texas: What the Parties Submitted

Fisher v University of Texas: What the Parties Submitted

The second and third posts in our affirmative action series will take a closer look at the submissions and oral ...

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