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Law professor proposes term limits for Supreme Court justices

It's a constitutional given that the nine justices of the nation's highest court are appointed for life. But Cornell law professor Roger Cramton is asking: Should they be?

Remember the butterfly ballot? Hanging chad? Forum marks arrival of Voting Technology Archive to Cornell library, Oct. 28

Between the voter and the candidate stands the machine. The voting machine, that is. In a presidential race where every vote counts, how those votes are getting counted is the subject of increasing public scrutiny.

Seats still available for Sandy Berger speech, Oct. 21, in Cornell Mock Election 2004 series

Seats are still available for a public speech by Sandy Berger, President Bill Clinton's former national security adviser, Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in Cornell's Statler Auditorium.

Bureau of Labor Statistics grossly underestimates U.S. jobs lost to outsourcing, report from Cornell and U. Mass. labor experts suggests

A just-released report to a bipartisan Congressional commission documented 48,417 U.S. jobs outsourced to other countries or publicly announced as being scheduled for outsourcing, from January through March 2004.

At Law School, Bulgarian ambassador to U.S. says checks and balances make democracy work

How do former dictatorial regimes become democracies? They begin by reshaping the laws that govern society, said Elena Poptodorova to a roomful of law students in G85 Myron Taylor Hall, Feb. 11.

Cornell names Isaac Kramnick as vice provost for undergraduate education

Isaac Kramnick, a 30-year Cornell University faculty member who serves as the Richard J. Schwartz Professor and chair of the Department of Government, has been named vice provost for undergraduate education. Announcing the appointment, effective July 1.

For Hungary's Gypsies, minority self-governments boost community development, says Cornell rural sociology study

In post-socialist Eastern Europe, tension has been high between national and ethnic minorities. To avoid these kinds of strains, Hungary passed Act 77, a progressive Law on National and Ethnic Minorities in 1993.

Abstinence-only sex education is unconstitutional, suggest two legal experts

Is abstinence-only sex education unconstitutional? Yes, say a Cornell Law School professor and a Washington, D.C., attorney, because it has the purpose and effect of endorsing a religious agenda.

Director of Tribal Law and Government Center to present lecture on Iroquois land claims at Cornell Oct. 23

Robert B. Porter, professor of law and director of the Tribal Law and Government Center at the University of Kansas, will present a lecture, "Resolving Iroquois Land Claims," Monday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in 290 Myron Taylor Hall.