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Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Oklahoma and Nebraska Challenge Colorado’s Amendment 64: Legalized Marijuana

In 2012, Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana with Amendment 64.  While this has made Pizza Franchisors happy and sent snack sales through the roof, it has also created controversy and unintended consequences.  The entire country has watched Colorado sort through these issues, curious to see how things will land, how much …

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Wisconsin’s Same-Sex Marriage Case: How Does This Affect the Administration of an Employer’s Employee Benefits?

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in Wolfe v. Walker. As employers will recall, in June 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Crabb found that Wisconsin’s 2006 constitutional amendment barring recognition of same-sex marriages violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution. In September 2014, the Seventh Circuit affirmed that decision. …

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