Texas and Romer v. Evans will be overruled, and gay rights will no longer be recognized by the Constitution. Wilson Huhn is a Professor of Constitutional Law at The University of Akron School of Law. This is the fifth in a series of ten essays regarding how the 2008 presidential election could affect the interpretation of the Constitution.
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the government has traditionally prohibited certain behavior or if it has traditionally discriminated against a certain group of people, then it does not violate constitutional rights of liberty and equality for the law to punish that behavior to treat that group differently. In contrast, the more liberal justices demand that the government demonstrate legitimate, concrete reasons to infringe upon people's personal lives or to treat a group of people differently. If the next President appoints one more justice who shares Justice Scalia's viewpoint that tradition is the controlling factor in interpreting the rights of liberty and equality, both Lawrence v.
of occasional articles about Burmese refugee Shar Yu and her family, and their road to becoming Canadian. At Christmas, Shar Yu, was thinking a lot about the new life she hopes to build for her children and grandchildren. The variety of food in her local markets amazed her; the ability to walk out her front door and buy that food amazed her. She finds her adopted country endlessly clean and bountiful; her children, even with very limited English, love their new schools, and revel in the energy and the freedom of their playgrounds.
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