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U.C. Berkeley School of Law professor Saira Mohamed discusses how the recent botched execution in Oklahoma signals the impact regional human rights laws can have beyond borders.  Mohamed conclusion is that despite the common perception that human rights laws are toothless, limited laws such as those in Europe demonstrate the capacity of human rights law to have wide application, shape state practices, and impact human lives.
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Here is the denial of the motion to dismiss: http://j.st/vES
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses a recent ruling by a federal judge in Ohio striking down that state’s laws banning recognition of same-sex marriages validly performed in other states.
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit requiring law enforcement officers to have a valid warrant before installing a GPS tracking device on a suspect’s vehicle.
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp describes two recent lawsuits filed in Virginia challenging that state’s laws prohibiting same-sex marriages.
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses the tragic situation of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was pronounced brain dead after surgery, and whose family sought to keep her on a ventilator despite that diagnosis.
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Justia columnist and U. Washington law professor Anita Ramasastry explains how even a massive data breach like the one Target recently experienced may not lead to a winnable lawsuit, although it has sullied the company’s reputation. 
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U.C. Berkeley School of Law professor Saira Mohamed critically discusses the possibility of military force by the United States against Syria.
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  • Justia, Inc.
    Editor, 2011 - present
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I am an attorney, writer, and editor at Justia. I attended U.C. Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) and got my B.A. in Psychology from Rice University.
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  • Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall)
    Law, 2008 - 2011
  • Rice University
    Psychology, 2003 - 2006
  • St. Mark's School of Texas
    1995 - 2003
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The real boy crisis: 5 ways America tells boys not to be “girly”
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Mocking boys for doing "feminine" things leaves them ill-equipped for life, and makes America a worse place for all

The Imminent Demise of Section 2 of the Defense of Marriage Act
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses the recent grant of a temporary restraining order by a federal judge in Ohio, effectively

A Case Against the Six-Person Jury for Serious Crimes
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In light of debate surrounding the recent Zimmerman murder trial and its six-person jury, Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses

Miranda’s Public Safety Exception: How It Does and Does Not Affect the E...
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses Miranda warnings and the proposed reliance on the “public safety” exception in the case o

A U.S. appeals court rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional
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California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled today. The ban remains in effect, ho

Serving Foreign Defendants via Facebook: Is A New York-Based Federal Dis...
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp discusses a judge’s recent ruling that permitted the Federal Trade Commission to issue service of p

Can Health Care Providers Ethically Go on Strike?
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp considers the ethics around health care providers going on strike. Invoking various philosophical v

Going to the Show: The Supreme Court Will Consider Validity of Same-Sex ...
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Justia columnist and Hofstra law professor Joanna Grossman comments on the two upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases relating to same-sex marria

Facebook’s Mandatory Couples Pages: The Site’s Creating Them May Be Lega...
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Justia columnist and U. Washington law professor Anita Ramasastry comments on the new couples pages feature on Facebook, which aggregates a

Autonomous Cars and Surgical Robots: A Discussion of Ethical and Legal R...
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp comments on the legal and ethical issues raised by self-driving cars and surgical robots. He descri

George McGovern: R.I.P. (1922–2012)
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Justia columnist and former counsel to the president John Dean comments on the life and times of former Senator George McGovern, who recentl

False Tweets During a Crisis: Why They May Go Unpunished
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Justia columnist and attorney David Kemp comments on the now-notorious false tweets regarding Hurricane Sandy sent by Shashank Tripathi (Tri

The U.S. Supreme Court Considers Dog Sniffs and the Fourth Amendment
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In the first in a two-part series of columns, Justia columnist and Cornell law professor Sherry Colb comments on the constitutional issues r

Is Cellphone Tracking Okay If There’s No Trespass? A Sixth Circuit Panel...
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In Part One in a two-part series of columns on an interesting set of Fourth Amendment issues, Justia columnist and Cornell law professor She

Assessing California’s New Law (And Others Somewhat Like It) That Tries ...
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Justia columnist Vikram Amar and Justia guest columnist Alan Brownstein, both U.C., Davis law professors, comment on California’s law attemp

Teaching (and Learning) About United States v. Alvarez, the Stolen Valor...
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Justia columnist Vikram Amar and Justia guest columnist Alan Brownstein, both U.C., Davis law professors, discuss the Supreme Court’s decisi

Writer’s Picks: Lawyers Behaving Badly
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Well, it hasn’t been a good week for the reputation of the legal profession. By now, you’ve heard that the 9th Circuit ruled on Padilla v. Y

Why the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) Is Not the...
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Justia guest columnist Anjali Dalal, Postdoctoral Associate in Law and Google Fellow, Information Society Project at Yale Law School, commen

How the Government May, and May Not, Punish People’s Thoughts and Words
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Justia columnist and Cornell law professor Sherry Colb comments on instances in which the criminal law punishes people’s thoughts and/or wor