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In This Issue…
- LRE news
An introduction to this issue from co-editor Lauren Evans DeJong.
- Constitution Day—September 17, 2017
On September 17, 2017, the United States Constitution will be 230 years old.
- The Pledge of Allegiance and the battle between civil rights & civics education
The history of the Pledge of Allegiance and the legal challenges to its recitation provide not only an interesting exploration of the tensions between the important role of schools and other units of government in promoting civic values and education while also maintaining the rights of Americans to exercise their religious freedoms and civil rights.
- 14th Amendment’s essential role to equality
The Fourteenth Amendment has been the basis for most of the legislation and case law that have driven progress away from exclusion and slavery to democracy and freedom.
- International legal education: A scholar’s journey
Law student Sheena Hart has found that the best way to learn international law is to have a passion for understanding how the United States legal system interacts with foreign legal systems.
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