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Meaning in Law: A Theory of Speech

Charles W. Collier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388978
eISBN:
9780199855421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388978.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite widespread admiration for the First Amendment's protection of speech, this iconic feature of American legal thought has never been adequately theorized. Existing theories of speech proceed on ... More


Challenging the Consensus: The Politics of Protest and Policy Reform in Chile's Education System

Mary Rose Kubal

in The Bachelet Government: Conflict and Consensus in Post-Pinochet Chile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034751
eISBN:
9780813038186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034751.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter looks into a seminal event in the history of the Bachelet administration. In education, much as in the pension and labor areas, the Concertaciόn consensus was organized around the ... More


The Chen Brothers and the Fuzhou Navy Yard Culture

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter first examines the structure of the Fuzhou Navy Yard and its affiliated Academy that combined Chinese with Western educations, including English- and French-language instruction in ... More


Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Camille Walsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the United States, it is quite common to lay claim to the benefits of society by appealing to “taxpayer citizenship”--the idea that, as taxpayers, we deserve access to certain social services like ... More


Judicial Minimalism, the Mandate, and Mr. Roberts

Jonathan H. Adler

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/9780199301058.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chief Justice Roberts’s decision in NFIB holding that the individual mandate exceeded the scope of Congress’s power to regulate commerce, but could nonetheless survive as a constitutional exercise of ... More


The Secret History of the Chief Justice’s Obamacare Decision

John Fabian Witt

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/9780199301058.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

For all the speculation about the strategic logic of Chief Justice John Roberts’s opinion in the Health Care Case, a basic question remains: How is it that the taxing power was available to the Chief ... More


Taxpayers and Taxeaters: Poverty and the Constitution

Camille Walsh

in Racial Taxation: Schools, Segregation, and Taxpayer Citizenship, 1869-1973

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638942
eISBN:
9781469638959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638942.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Six focuses on how demands for racial integration in education after Brown also frequently deployed tax-based activism to achieve their ends, from busing cases to the important, though brief, ... More


Arguments Based on Rights and Arguments Based on Facts

David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt

in Debating Gun Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251253
eISBN:
9780190629465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251253.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Serious discussions of gun control tend to be either fact-centered and based on “studies,” or argument-centered and based on ethical concepts such as individual rights. The argument offered in part I ... More


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