Two members of the 2011 Peter Jennings Project faculty made news this past week. Carter Phillips, who will argue the PJP moot court on March 5, was noted in The New York Times for his argument before the Supreme Court in two cases, General Dynamics v United States and Boeing Company v United States, which […]
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Andrew Mangino, who was a collegiate fellow for PJP 2009 while an undergraduate at Yale, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. The award is named for General George Marshall, who was secretary of state, secretary of defense and chief of staff of the Army as well as the author of the Marshall Plan. The Marshall […]
Two Cases Before the Third Circuit Raise the Question: Just How Far Can Public Schools go in Policing “off-campus” Speech? As we react to the (merciful) end to one of the nastiest campaign seasons in memory, no one is suggesting that we should resort to censorship of political candidates. People are rightfully debating whether allowing […]
“The issue is not one of Thomas’s First Amendment rights. She has them just like every other American. The question is one of civility and respect for the very powerful office her husband holds…” From PJP Board member Sherrilyn Ifill’s piece in ARENA, reacting to the news that Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court […]
In the O’Donnel / Coons debate did she mean that the words “separation of church and state” don’t appear in the First Amendment (true), or that the concept is absent (false)?