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“THE TRUE PALLADIUM OF LIBERTY”: FEDERALISTS, JEFFERSONIANS, AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT

Saul Cornell

in A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147865
eISBN:
9780199788644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147865.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the role of the Second Amendment in America's new constitutional system. Topics discussed include the Whiskey Rebellion, rising political tempers and partisan fervor in the ... More


Division of Powers: Traditions and Meanings

Christoph Möllers

in The Three Branches: A Comparative Model of Separation of Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602117
eISBN:
9780191747663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602117.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

In constitutional orders that distinguish between executive, legislative, and judicial institutions, institutional threats to the system can emerge from any of the three. In fact, in western legal ... More


International Human Rights and Rights in the United States *

Louis Henkin

in Human Rights in International Law: Legal and Policy Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255406
eISBN:
9780191681592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255406.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International human rights have developed from many separate strands in international relations and international law, but most directly from domestic systems of rights protection. Students of the ... More


Jânio Quadros: Agonizing Interlude

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing that amidst these grave doubts about the old political alignments, Jânio Quadros emerged as a political figure of national stature. It also investigates the adequacy ... More


The Cádiz Revolution

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the great political revolution, focusing on the writing of the Constitution of 1812; the role of American, particularly novohispano, deputies in the Cortes Generales y ... More


Introduction

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/9780226960333.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The American constitutional system has yet to settle the question of the allocation of power over the interpretation of treaties, now more than two hundred years old. This book seeks to answer such ... More


The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? This book provides an insightful historical analysis of the U.S. Congress's performance from the late eighteenth ... More


Constitutional Review and the Powers of National Parliaments in EU Affairs: Erosion or Protection?

Cristina Fasone and Nicola Lupo

in National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis: Resilience or Resignation?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198791621
eISBN:
9780191834004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791621.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The construction of the EU constitutional system has traditionally been a matter for courts, in particular for the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the national constitutional ... More


The Constitutional Crisis

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores both sides of the country's deep-seated class conflict, which revealed itself in a public debate about constitutional democracy between the highest levels of the judiciary and ... More


War, Ottoman Officials, and Western Institutions

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099256
eISBN:
9780199854547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099256.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces the effects on the Ottoman social structure of its continuous state of war during the 18th and 19th centuries. The process through which the households of the officials ... More


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