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An Unreasonable Reaction to a Reasonable Decision

Charles Fried

in Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Gore. It argues that the case was correctly decided. It attempts to explain the reasonableness of Bush v. Gore, and its rightful place ... More


eroG .v hsuB: Through the Looking Glass

Laurence H. Tribe

in Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes how television transformed the Court's perceptions of the stakes in Bush v. Gore. Intervening without an adequate legal record, the justices allowed TV images to create a false ... More


How Did We Get Here?: A Brief History of Discipline in U.S. Public Schools

David R. Dupper

in A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides several disparate definitions of the word discipline and presents a brief historical overview of several important forces that have shaped and continue to shape discipline in ... More


. Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) and the Prevention of Conception

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/9780813125336.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the most influential [United States] Supreme Court decisions of the latter part of the twentieth century in “Griswold v. Connecticut (1965).” It notes that under attack on that ... More


Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More


The Second Primary

Julian M. Pleasants

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146775
eISBN:
9780813156064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146775.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

Although close in the vote totals, Willis Smith initially decided against calling for a runoff against Graham. Urged on by conservative supporters, including future US Senator Jesse Helms, and aided ... More


Rhetorical Modes

in The Constitution of Electoral Speech Law: The Supreme Court and Freedom of Expression in Campaigns and Elections

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757249
eISBN:
9780804779609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757249.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the means by which rhetorical modes of argument and analysis facilitate the articulation of the constitution of electoral speech law. Assuming that arguments do, in fact, ... More


Boston Against Busing: Race, Class, and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s

Ronald P. Formisano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855263
eISBN:
9781469602325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869703_formisano
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Perhaps the most spectacular reaction to court-ordered busing in the 1970s occurred in Boston, where there was intense and protracted protest. This book explores the sources of white opposition to ... More


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More


Order in the Court

Dawn Rae Flood

in Rape in Chicago: Race, Myth, and the Courts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036897
eISBN:
9780252094415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036897.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers U.S. Supreme Court decisions that guaranteed defendants' rights and their role in shaping the structure of rape trials at the local level during the 1960s. New judicial ... More


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