Texas Review of Law & Politics

Texas Review of Law & Politics is a magazine focusing on Law

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring

ABORTING ROE: JANE ROE QUESTIONS THE VIABILITY OF ROE V. WADE
I. INTRODUCTIONThe Edith Jones Project is:(a) A group of seven anonymous ACLU attorneys working to establish sufficient evidence to impeach Fifth Circuit Judge Edith H. Jones;(b) A super-secret vast right-wing conspiracy to nominate Fifth Circuit Judge...
Acknowledgement without Endorsement: Defending the Ten Commandments
When most Americans hear "Thou shalt have no other gods before me,"1 they envision Charlton Heston holding two rounded stone tablets, trembling before the powerful voice of an invisible God. Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 epic production of The Ten Commandments...
CONTRACEPTIVE INSURANCE MANDATES AND CATHOLIC CHARITIES V. SUPERIOR COURT OF SACRAMENTO: TOWARDS A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF WOMEN'S HEALTH
I. INTRODUCTIONOn October 4, 2004 the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in Catholic Charities of Sacramento v. Superior Court of Sacramento? thereby leaving intact an Americans Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)-drafted2 religious exemption to...
Democracy at Home*
Every day brings more news about the breakout of democracy in the Middle East, driven by the successive and successful elections in the Ukraine, Afghanistan, Palestine, Iraq, and even Saudi Arabia, and by the protests against continued Syrian domination...
In Defense of Alberto R. Gonzales and the 1949 Geneva Conventions
The historic Iraqi elections of January 30, 2005 restored real democracy to that long-oppressed nation for the first time in half a century, providing compelling vindication to supporters of Condoleezza Rice's confirmation as Secretary of State. Likewise,...
Lawyers on the Road: The Unauthorized Practice of Law and the 2004 Presidential Election
I. INTRODUCTIONDuring the days preceding Election Day 2004, thousands of lawyers from firms big and small, from large cities and little towns, swept across the country to aid and assist in the conduct of elections on a local level. The planning for the...
Preface
It has been said that eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; according to Edmund Burke, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Liberty requires for its preservation men and women willing to involve themselves...
Securing the Integrity of American Elections: The Need for Change
I. INTRODUCTIONIt is unfortunately true that in the great democracy in which we live, voter fraud has had a long and studied role in our elections. Maintaining the security of our voter registration and voting process, while at the same time protecting...
Sins of Omission
SINS OF OMISSION BILL CLINTON, MY LIFE. New York: Knopf, 2004. Pp. 957. $ 35.00.My Life1 is the autobiography of William Jefferson Clinton ("Clinton"), a former President of the United States. Various portions of the book purport to address the scandals...