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Section Newsletter Articles on Constitutiional Law

Curfew law revisited to remove chill on minors’ First Amendment rights By Joy A. Roberts Local Government Law, November 2004 On January 22, 2004, the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, rendered a ruling in Hodgkins v. Peterson, 355 F.3d 1048 (7th Cir. 2004), that prompted a constitutional reassessment of municipal curfew ordinances.
An overview of the United States Supreme Court’s equal protection standard for the adjudication of racial gerrymandering lawsuits By Frank M. Adams Human Rights, May 2004 Note: The "predominant factor" test is the test that has been developed by the United States Supreme Court to examine, under equal protection analysis, the constitutionality of the use of race by state and local entities in their redistricting plans.

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