The Crimson's reporting of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gay Students' Association's and the Harvard Republican Club's policy statements regarding the Constitutional Convention is deplorable and demands clarification. The Harvard Republican Club does not, as implied by Friday's Crimson, withdraw its observation that a student government will likely result in a term-bill charge. The fact remains that the Constitutional Convention early in deliberations studied student organizations at other schools and discovered that the most effective student governments collected revenues from students in the form of mandatory charges. We were told of this discussion by South House residents Mike Dasaro, David Schultz and a third, who wishes to remain anonymous. In a conversation with the president of the Republican Club, South House Convention delegate Steve Winthrop admitted term bill additions might be necessary to support an effective student government, mentioning the student tax levied at Stanford University.
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Jump to navigation Skip navigation. Illinois became the first state in the U. It did so in , when it adopted an overall revision of its criminal laws. The revision closely followed the recommendations of the American Law Institute, a group of distinguished lawyers and law professors. Idaho passed a similar revision, but when the legislature discovered it had repealed the sodomy law, it repealed the entire reform package instead. Most did it as part of a general reform of criminal laws.
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Brooke Murdock ruled that a Maryland state law banning same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. Although the bill failed to garner sufficient support for passage, it was reintroduced in a version that would have defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman only but would still have allowed for same-sex civil unions. The exchange was memorialized in a viral email:.