"This week on KPR Presents: when is a cake more than just a cake? When it's at the center of this week's U.S. Supreme Court case involving religious rights and freedom of expression. Join us for the Dole Institute of Politics' Constitution Day forum, featuring Camilla Taylor of Lambda Legal, Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson of the University of Illinois School of Law, and Professor Steve McAllister of the University of Kansas School of Law."
"Is there a way to reconcile the seemingly competing claims of human rights and religious faith? Or must religion modify itself to comply with and support secular universal human rights regimes? Using the scripture of the Bahá'í Faith as a case study, this Article takes up these questions to define the religious conception of rights."
Ending the North American Free Trade Agreement could spell trouble of agriculture in the United States. Raj Bhala says that trying to solve the trade deficit issue will stall negotiations. He says agriculture and other industries that are dependent on trade need to pay attention to what Canada and Mexico do with other free trade agreements. “They (Canada and Mexico) are increasingly looking east and west, instead of north and south,” Bhala says.
"Each year, an honoree is chosen for the breakfast, this year’s being Attorney General Derek Schmidt and his wife, Jennifer.
'I am beyond happy — and honored — by this opportunity to celebrate and rally around KCSL,' Jennifer Schmidt said. 'The work they do makes a difference. It is work that truly matters.'"
"A University of Kansas Patent Law professor explained the significance of a Supreme Court case, Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group that was argued before that court Monday.
"A University of Kansas Law professor and Middle East expert outlines the scope of the problem in Yemen exacerbated by the Saudi blockade imposed earlier this month.
Three men from the Kansas City area are the same age and spent time together in the Lansing Correctional Facility. All three of these men are now free after a wrongful conviction. KU Law professor Alice Craig spoke to KVTV 5 News about one of the cases biggest flaws.
"After seeing policies the current administration is enacting in the U.S., Amii Castle felt she needed to take a stand to help University students by organizing an ACLU chapter on campus.
'I think students are yearning, and they are hungry for an organization like this,' she said. 'So I was pleasantly surprised at the response that I got.'"
Raj Bhala talks about Mohammed bin Salmon, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, and his new actions that are transforming the country. He argues that there are different stages, including an economic, legal, and military. "Working three stages simultaneously is hard, but that is the fate of MBS. The Muslim ummah, plus its non-Muslim sisters and brothers, are the audience. No one in this audience wants to see a bad play. All of us yearn for a performance that merits a standing ovation."
"Sharia threat is a myth, according to Raj Bhala, professor of law at the University of Kansas School of Law, 'The fear of Shariah is irrational, based on ignorance not only of Islamic law but also American law that prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.'"