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The Benefits of Intersystemic Adjudication

in Polyphonic Federalism: Toward the Protection of Fundamental Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226736624
eISBN:
9780226736648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736648.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter demonstrates how intersystemic adjudication could fulfill the promise of polyphony. Federalism can ensure that the government of the United States continues to deserve the “high ... More


America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Texas has created more constitutional law than any other state. In any classroom nationwide, any basic constitutional law course can be taught using nothing but Texas cases. That, however, ... More


Advancing Civic Preparation through the Federal Courts

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

It is important for the federal courts, and, in particular, the U.S. Supreme Court, to promote preparation for civic participation because of the pre-eminent moral and political standing that the ... More


The Relationship between the Bar and the House of Lords

Richard Gordon

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter queries, among other things, an imagined premise that the current system of litigating cases in the House of Lords — and its successor the new UK supreme court — is the most suitable ... More


Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

James E. Pfander

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190495282
eISBN:
9780190495312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495282.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book focuses on the judicial handling of constitutional tort claims arising from the war on terror, while examining the response of the federal courts to claims seeking redress for victims of ... More


Same-Sex Marriage before the Supreme Court

Carlos A. Ball

in Same-Sex Marriage and Children: A Tale of History, Social Science, and Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977871
eISBN:
9780199383306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977871.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores the role that procreation and child welfare considerations played in the political campaign in favor of California's ban on same-sex marriage (Proposition 8), as well as in the ... More


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