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JURIST Guest Columnist Glenn C. Smith of the California Western School of Law discusses the potential implications of the US Supreme Court's recent opinion in Masterpiece CakeshopOne of the year's most-watched Supreme Court controversies, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Limited v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, was never likely to deliver the full face-off between Religious Free Exercise and Anti-Discrimination Rights that many people expected. As I'll explain more fully below, cake baker Jack Phillip's claim to avoid administrative sanctions despite …

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This Day at Law

U.S. Supreme Court stays Presidential recount in Florida

On December 9, 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to suspend the ongoing recount of Presidential election results in Florida. Three days later, the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore, quashed the recount entirely, holding it unconstitutional.Learn more about the Florida recount from the JURIST archives.

UN approved Genocide Convention

On December 9, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly approved the first world treaty criminalizing genocide. See the Convention on Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. For much more information, read Professor William Schabas' 1999 report The Genocide Convention at Fifty.

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