Michael McConnell http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Michael McConnell en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:29:49 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Supreme Court case to shed light on religion in the public sphere http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589956/Supreme-Court-case-to-shed-light-on-religion-in-the-public-sphere.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589956/Supreme-Court-case-to-shed-light-on-religion-in-the-public-sphere.html On Wednesday, the small town of Greece, N.Y., will ask the Supreme Court to allow it to continue opening meetings with a prayer. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 04:00:00 MST Senate control hinges on fate of Southern Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635520/Senate-control-hinges-on-fate-of-Southern-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635520/Senate-control-hinges-on-fate-of-Southern-Democrats.html Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:48:50 MDT Is the Obamacare employer mandate even feasible? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583131/Is-the-Obamacare-employer-mandate-even-feasible.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583131/Is-the-Obamacare-employer-mandate-even-feasible.html When the Obama administration announced last week that it was delaying the employer health care mandate until after the 2014... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:25:00 MDT Robert Bennett: ACA delay sign of poor management http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633983/ACA-delay-sign-of-poor-management.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633983/ACA-delay-sign-of-poor-management.html Ever since the administration announced that enforcement of the employer mandate portion of Obamacare would be delayed a... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:42:20 MDT European court upholds Romanian church's right to approve, bust unions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582892/European-court-upholds-Romanian-churchs-right-to-approve-bust-unions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582892/European-court-upholds-Romanian-churchs-right-to-approve-bust-unions.html A European court ruled this week that a church's religious freedom trumps the freedom of association by priests who want to... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:50:00 MDT What's the problem with Internet-monitoring program known as PRISM? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631866/Whats-the-problem-with-Internet-monitoring-program-known-as-PRISM.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631866/Whats-the-problem-with-Internet-monitoring-program-known-as-PRISM.html When the federal government went looking for phone numbers tied to terrorists, it grabbed the records of just about everyone... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:53:19 MDT DOMA at the dock: Defense of Marriage Act under Supreme Court scrutiny http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576901/DOMA-at-the-dock-Defense-of-Marriage-Act-under-Supreme-Court-scrutiny.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576901/DOMA-at-the-dock-Defense-of-Marriage-Act-under-Supreme-Court-scrutiny.html The Supreme Court heard arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, preparing to decide if a federal law that... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:45:00 MDT Chief Justice John Roberts in the spotlight after Supreme Court health care decision http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587710/Chief-Justice-John-Roberts-in-the-spotlight-after-Supreme-Court-health-care-decision.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765587710/Chief-Justice-John-Roberts-in-the-spotlight-after-Supreme-Court-health-care-decision.html A new CBS News report suggests that Chief Justice John Roberts switched his original position on President Barack Obama's... Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:43:31 MDT AP Exclusive: Kidnapping suspect promised work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555043/AP-Exclusive-Kidnapping-suspect-promised-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555043/AP-Exclusive-Kidnapping-suspect-promised-work.html Family and friends of one of the two suspects in a brutal Montana kidnapping described him as an illiterate young father who... Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:25:41 MST Readers' forum: America, religious beliefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213172/America-religious-beliefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700213172/America-religious-beliefs.html I enjoyed Michael McConnell's most recent article ("Is religion special," Nov. 20). I agree that there shouldn't be... Sat, 07 Jan 2012 00:00:00 MST Can religion, charter schools coexist? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207926/Can-religion-charter-schools-coexist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207926/Can-religion-charter-schools-coexist.html In a worn-down Minnesota neighborhood, perched at the top of a steep hill not far from the Mississippi River, sits a... Sat, 17 Dec 2011 13:00:00 MST George Will: Enforcing diversity at expense of religious rights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194126/Enforcing-diversity-at-expense-of-religious-rights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700194126/Enforcing-diversity-at-expense-of-religious-rights.html Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Let's not find out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700151018/Lets-not-find-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700151018/Lets-not-find-out.html A seemingly endless eleventh-hour negotiation over the debt ceiling is forcing many Americans to ask: What will happen if the... Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:00:00 MDT Landmark evangelical survey finds both unity and division http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150337/Landmark-evangelical-survey-finds-both-unity-and-division.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700150337/Landmark-evangelical-survey-finds-both-unity-and-division.html In the spring of 1962, the Reverend Billy Graham stood before a Harvard Law School audience to deliver a lecture titled,... Fri, 08 Jul 2011 19:00:03 MDT Religious clubs face hurdles on campuses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700126753/Religious-clubs-face-hurdles-on-campuses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700126753/Religious-clubs-face-hurdles-on-campuses.html In the spring of 2004, Dina Haddad went to an administrator at Hastings, a law school in San Francisco, to get approval for a... Wed, 13 Apr 2011 00:07:39 MDT Kane County wins 10th Circuit decision over roadless rule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705364264/Kane-County-wins-10th-Circuit-decision-over-roadless-rule.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705364264/Kane-County-wins-10th-Circuit-decision-over-roadless-rule.html Tue, 11 Jan 2011 20:21:54 MST Scholar Michael W. McConnell mixes law, religion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099094/Scholar-Michael-W-McConnell-mixes-law-religion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099094/Scholar-Michael-W-McConnell-mixes-law-religion.html Twenty-one years ago Michael W. McConnell was an up-and-coming professor at the University of Chicago Law School writing a... Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:55:30 MST Former Bush adviser says WikiLeaks disclosures compromise security http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090338/Former-Bush-adviser-says-WikiLeaks-disclosures-compromise-security.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090338/Former-Bush-adviser-says-WikiLeaks-disclosures-compromise-security.html The disclosures by WikiLeaks of more than 250,000 classified documents are exacting a heavier toll on international U.S.... Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:27:52 MST