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The Abiding Significance of Federalism: the States and Foreign Affairs

Louis Henkin

in Foreign Affairs and the United States Constitution

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260981
eISBN:
9780191682193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260981.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Even in the Articles of Confederation, the states had left themselves little independent authority in foreign relations, and eliminating that authority was a principal purpose of the Constitutional ... More


Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

John O. McGinnis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Successful democracies throughout history have used the technology of their time to gather information for better governance. Our challenge is no different today, but it is more urgent because the ... More


Adams and Hamilton

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The year 1798 was for John Adams both the highest and lowest, the best and the worst, of his entire presidency. It began in a state of partisan malaise and division of purpose, followed by a ... More


The Affordable Care Act and the Constitution: Beyond National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

in The Health Care Case: The Supreme Court's Decision and Its Implications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199301058
eISBN:
9780199344888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301058.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

NFIB v. Sebelius is only one of dozens of cases challenging various provisions of the ACA. This chapter analyzes other constitutional challenges to the Act, some of which have ... More


The Age of Federalism

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When Thomas Jefferson took the oath of office for the presidency in 1801, America had just passed through twelve critical years, dominated by some of the towering figures of our history and by the ... More


“All He Gave Me Was a Foot”: Black Technocrats, Richmond’s Urban Woes, and the Crisis of the Crusade for Voters

Julian Maxwell Hayter

in The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 describes how structural forces beyond the realm of politics led to fissures in black leadership. Urban retrenchment, rising poverty and crime, and the persistence of residential ... More


The Allocation of Competences in a Federation—A General Introduction

Olivier Beaud

in The Question of Competence in the European Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198705222
eISBN:
9780191774294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705222.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the problem of the allocation of competences in a federation. It first considers the conventional understanding of the allocation of competences. It suggests a more inclusive ... More


The Allocation of Economic Policy Competences in the European Union

Roland Bieber

in The Question of Competence in the European Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198705222
eISBN:
9780191774294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705222.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether existing provisions in the EU Treaties on economic and monetary union, in combination with the new instruments, can bring about a stable allocation of ... More


Althusius: Back to the Future

Thomas O. Hueglin

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the contribution of Johannes Althusius to system and order in international law lies in his early-modern construction of a federal theory of politics not yet based on the ... More


American Constitutionalism Defined: Six Seminal Documents

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the contribution of each of the six seminal documents of American constitutionalism to nation building. It begins with a discussion of the American Declaration of Independence, ... More


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