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. Public Health and Private Consciences

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with public health measures and other programs designed to enhance life, as well as to protect it. It observes that extensive public health programs are taken for granted among us. ... More


The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

David C. Williams

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Second Amendment, which concerns the right of the people to keep and bear arms, has been the subject of great debate for decades. Does it protect an individual's right to arms or only the right ... More


Adjudication as Facilitation

Robert L. Tsai

in Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117233
eISBN:
9780300151879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117233.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter defends the cultural model of adjudication displayed in the formation of First Amendment law. This facilitative model, in which regularized judicial participation offers an alternative ... More


Writing and Ratifying a Foreign Affairs Constitution

in The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Meeting in Philadelphia in the summer of 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention devoted more of their energies toward creating a stronger national government than detailing its precise ... More


The Origins of Treaty Supremacy: 1776–1787

David L. Sloss

in The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199364022
eISBN:
9780199364053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364022.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

When the Constitution’s Framers met in Philadelphia in 1787, one of their primary goals was to persuade European powers that the United States could be trusted to fulfill its international ... More


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