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Professor Martha Davis, Northeastern University School of Law, T

Martha Davis

Professor of Law

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3Qs: Gay marriage, voting rights, and the evolution of equality

Fac­ulty experts weigh in on this week’s highly antic­i­pated Supreme Court deci­sions on gay mar­riage, voting rights, and affir­ma­tive action.

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3Qs: Obama administration fights gay marriage ban

The Depart­ment of Jus­tice has filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down California’s ban on same-​​​​sex mar­riage, arguing that it vio­lates the Constitution’s equal pro­tec­tion clause. […]

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3Qs: Gender equality in the military

Lifting the military’s offi­cial ban on women in combat had been high on the agenda of many women’s advo­cacy groups, says Martha Davis, women’s rights expert and pro­fessor of law.

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Health-​​care verdict spawns new questions

A panel dis­cus­sion among North­eastern pro­fes­sors exam­ined the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the bulk of Pres­i­dent Obama’s Afford­able Care Act.

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Law students argue both sides of Affordable Care Act

Stu­dents in pro­fessor Martha Davis’ Con­sti­tu­tional Law class brought cur­rent events into the class­room, arguing the con­sti­tu­tion­ality of the Afford­able Care Act in a sim­u­lated court pro­ceeding on Tuesday.

Law School lands grant for human rights scholarship

Ford Foun­da­tion sup­ports work by the law school’s Pro­gram on Human Rights and the Global Economy in con­necting scholars and activists

Professor’s award-​​winning book brings human rights home

Law pro­fessor Martha Davis’ “Bringing Human Rights Home,” a his­tory of human rights in the United States from the 1920s to the 1970s, recently won an Out­standing Book Award.

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

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Oklahoma and Beyond: Understanding the Wave of State Anti-Transnational Law Initiatives

(with Johanna Kalb) Indiana Law Journal Supplement 1 (2011)

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Law, Issue Frames and Social Movements: Three Case Studies

14 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 363 (2011)

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