Could capital punishment one day be banned in the U.S.? We posed that question to Northeastern law professor Michael Meltsner, who assessed the Supreme Court’s capital punishment ruling Monday.
Northeastern alumna Mary Bonauto, L’87, argued in front of the nation’s highest court that the Constitution affords same-sex couples the right to marry.
Mary Bonauto, L’87, has been selected by the attorneys for gay and lesbian plaintiffs to argue for overturning same-sex marriage bans, based on the rights afforded by the 14th amendment.
The Obama administration’s agenda, the next presidential campaign, and political behavior on social media are among the topics that assistant professor of political science Nick Beauchamp will be closely following this year.
Law professor Wendy Parmet analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that some for-profit companies with religious objections can avoid paying for employees’ contraceptive care, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act.