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Reviving the Jury: Active Juries, Juror Activism, and Institutional Change

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can the jury—or something like it—increase its standing within criminal justice? The American Bar Association and other organizations concerned about the jury’s decline have urged a “more active ... More


The Norm Entrepreneurs of the 1950s and 1960s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the post-World War II period, business leaders, bankers, and their lawyers decided it was their time to write the rules of the global economy. They felt that the nationalization of the ... More


A Big Platform

Mary E. Adkins

in Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Smith appeared an unlikely American Bar Association president; he was not the corporate type and was described in the press as chunky and effervescent, with a thick southern accent. He had several ... More


Pound and Frank

Daniel R. Ernst

in Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199920860
eISBN:
9780199377206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920860.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Events in New York proved to be a dress rehearsal for the Walter-Logan bill, introduced in Congress in 1939 and vetoed by FDR late the following year. The American Bar Association had developed the ... More


Human Capital (or, “A Generation of Christian Attorneys”)

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores newly created Christian Worldview institutions’ efforts and success at recruitment of human capital, highlighting the importance of having faculty committed to the mission as ... More


Confidentiality

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that employee and professional confidentiality rules coerce silence, generally for good purposes. Confidentiality is an arena of justified information privacy coercion. Keeping ... More


Human Rights Activism in the United States: 1946–1948

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/9780199364022.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the magnetic pull of international human rights norms on the United States in 1946–1948. The analysis is divided into seven sections: the creation of modern international human ... More


Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Mary E. Adkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith was one of the boldest lawyers of the twentieth century. A child of a poor, broken household but also a child of a politically connected family, Smith grew up aimless. His World ... More


In the Beginning: Creation Stories

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter outlines the visions for the intentionally transformative missions—or “Christian Worldviews”—of newly created Christian conservative law schools and training programs. It gives detailed ... More


The View from Cuba, 1984–1986

Piero Gleijeses

in Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469609683
eISBN:
9781469612515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469609683.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses Reagan's landslide in November 1984, which deepened Cuba's anxieties of a U.S. attack. Reagan's rhetoric fanned these fears. He told the American Bar Association that five ... More


Introduction

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Using Regent Law School’s founding dean, Herb Titus, as an example, the book’s introduction lays out the aspirations and challenges facing the creation of “Christian Worldview” law schools and ... More


The Nationalists Strike Back: 1949–1951

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/9780199364022.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 10 analyzes the failed effort to obtain Senate consent for ratification of the Genocide Convention. It also presents a detailed analysis of the Fujii case, where a California court applied ... More


The End of the Brown Era

Derrick Bell

in Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195172720
eISBN:
9780197562345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195172720.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Emancipation Proclamation remains a positive moment in American history despite its mainly symbolic character. Brown v. Board of Education has achieved and will probably retain similar status. ... More


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