John Culhane

John Culhane is professor of law and co-director of the Family Health Law and Policy Institute at Widener Law Delaware.

Jurisprudence
Oct. 3 2014 2:47 PMBespoke BabiesA white woman was accidentally impregnated with a black donor’s sperm. Now she’s suing. 
Jurisprudence
May 19 2014 3:22 PMPay Up, BPIt’s outrageous for the company to wriggle out of the settlement for the Gulf Coast oil spill.
Sports Nut
April 16 2014 11:23 PMHow to Fix Baseball’s Replay MessSteal tennis’s replay system: Make the players challenge and keep managers off the field.
Outward
Feb. 15 2014 11:51 AMMichael Sam Understands That Football Is a Business. That’s Why He Felt Comfortable Coming Out.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 14 2014 2:59 PMHow to Sue Over the Christie Bridge Scandal and WinDid you miss out on a day’s pay, per chance?
Jurisprudence
Nov. 22 2013 10:48 AMThe Case of the Errant Hot-Dog TossBaseball fans should be protected from getting injured by the antics of team mascots.
Outward
Nov. 8 2013 1:10 PMGay Marriage Is Booming. Where Does That Leave Civil Unions?
Jurisprudence
Oct. 2 2013 8:37 AMThe Most Ingenious Attack on Gay Marriage BansIt’s a new lawsuit in Pennsylvania, and it’s likely to succeed.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 6 2013 12:05 PMSuspend Your DisbeliefIt’s not crazy to think A-Rod will win his appeal.
Jurisprudence
March 1 2013 2:48 PMNASCAR Fans v. Flying Car PartsShould Daytona International Speedway have to pay big settlements to injured spectators?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 10 2012 7:26 PMHave Gay Marriage Advocates Been Too Successful?Why their recent victories at the ballot box may hurt the chances for marriage equality before the Supreme Court.
Jurisprudence
July 9 2012 4:12 PMPenn State’s Disaster CleanupWhat the university can learn from the BP oil spill.
Sports Nut
July 26 2011 1:19 PMConcussions and CigarettesA new lawsuit claims the NFL is like Big Tobacco. Does the case have merit?
Jurisprudence
Dec. 23 2010 5:29 PMWhy the 9/11 Bill Is Fair EnoughEven if it's not perfectly just.
Outward
May 20 2014 5:23 PMWhat Today’s Gay Marriage Victory in Pennsylvania Means for the Rest of America
Outward
May 15 2014 6:53 PMIn Pennsylvania, the State Can’t Bring Itself to Justify Its Gay Marriage Ban
Outward
March 6 2014 8:30 AMU.S. v. Windsor Must Be This Generation’s Brown v. Board of Education, Not Its Roe v. Wade
Sports Nut
Jan. 29 2014 11:37 AMHey, Hey, NCAA. Unionize College Sports Today!Will Northwestern football players’ union gambit destroy the NCAA’s student-athlete myth once and for all?
Outward
Dec. 2 2013 8:00 AMA New HBO Film Focuses on Elizabeth Taylor’s Involvement in the Fight Against AIDS
Outward
Nov. 19 2013 10:37 AMJonathan Rauch’s Staggeringly Naive View of LGBTQ Lives
Outward
Oct. 5 2013 5:35 PMGov. Corbett’s Corrosive Condescension
Outward
Sept. 3 2013 8:00 AMGay Marriage and Taxes: Once Again, Obama Supports LGBT Rights by Leaving Congress Out of It 
Jurisprudence
March 28 2013 11:28 AMDIG ItExplaining standing and dismissal in the California gay marriage case.
Jurisprudence
Dec. 19 2012 5:20 PMSue the Gun Makers, and the Sellers, TooCongress should repeal the bad law that shields them from liability.
The XX Factor
Aug. 28 2012 10:00 AMWhat's Best for Veronica? Amend the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Jurisprudence
Jan. 3 2012 1:41 PMNo to NuptialsWill opposite-sex civil unions spell the end of traditional marriage?
Sports Nut
Feb. 2 2011 4:27 PMThe NFL's Next Big HeadacheCould the league withstand a class action lawsuit from players with brain injuries?
Jurisprudence
July 22 2010 2:11 PMFeinberg's WizardryHow he'll help the down-and-out businesses of the Gulf states—despite the law.

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
Quora
Oct. 22 2014 9:51 AM What Was It Like to Work at NASA During the Challenger and Columbia Disasters?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 9:54 AM The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here I feel like a kid in some kind of store.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 8:43 AM Thunderstruck: Rock Out With Mother Nature’s Evil Side
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 9:39 AM Gertjie and Lammie, a Magical (and Bizarre) Friendship
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.