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The United States The Competition Law System and the Country’s Norms

Harry First, Eleanor Fox, and Daniel E. Hemli

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the history, institutional structure, mandate, procedural characteristics, and agency performance of the competition law system of the United States. The US enforcement system ... More


To Washington: The Department of Justice and the Supreme Court

Jeffrey D. Gonda

in Unjust Deeds: The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625454
eISBN:
9781469625478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625454.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fourth chapter considers how and why the Department of Justice chose to intervene on the NAACP’s behalf in the cases. It explores the overlapping political pressures influencing President Harry ... More


Conclusion

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King explores the position of Black Americans in the Federal government since the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which he claims empowered the US Department of Justice extensively to investigate and ... More


“A Multitude of Complexes”: Finding Common Ground with Louis Adamic

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how Kikuchi suspected that his belief in his alienable rights as a citizen would be severely challenged. A year earlier, Congress had passed the Alien Registration Act, ... More


Rebuilding Institutions and Redefining Issues: The Reagan Justice Department and the Reconstruction of Civil Rights

Richard L. Pacelle

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the Reagan administration applied three overarching strategies to use the courts to turn back the clock on civil rights: first, the replacement of federal judges with those ... More


Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Angela J. Davis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

What happens when public prosecutors, the most powerful officials in the criminal justice system, seek convictions instead of justice? Why are cases involving well-to-do victims often prosecuted more ... More


US Involvement in the Colombian Justice and Peace Process

Annie R. Bird

in US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338412
eISBN:
9780190236588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338412.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 examines the US involvement in the Colombian Justice and Peace Process. During the negotiations of the Justice and Peace Law, Congress advocated for strengthening the provisions on ... More


The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Daniel A. Crane

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372656
eISBN:
9780199893287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the history, structure, and behavior of the various US institutions that enforce antitrust laws, such as the Department of Justice and the Federal ... More


THE PREVAILING WINDS

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

America's entry into war on April 2, 1917, turned Mencken's life upside down. As a German-American now writing for the New York Evening Mail, he became the target of super-patriots. George Creel ... More


Black Advancement and Federal Intervention

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Joe T. Patterson's advocacy of racist principles to thwart black advancement and federal intervention. By 1960, the modern civil rights movement was gaining momentum as ... More


Braying Jackasses

Robert E. Luckett

in Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802699
eISBN:
9781496802736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802699.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the implications of James Meredith's attempt to integrate the University of Mississippi in 1962 for the Jim Crow South and the white leadership in Mississippi. The central ... More


Circuit Judge

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Harry Blackmun avoided getting involved in certain political activities associated with what was prominent among federal judges as he worked as a lawyer in Minneapolis and was part of the Mayo ... More


Discrimination on the Basis of Suicidality

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores discrimination based on suicidality, with special emphasis on employment, higher education, and healthcare. It surveys the tension between fear of tort liability, on the one ... More


“Delineation” and Restoration, 1942–1943

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

During 1942 and 1943, Stainback, now governor, joined by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes and Attorney General Francis Biddle, pressured the War Department and President Roosevelt to order at ... More


Justice and Elections

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's election-related legal detours, with partticular emphasis on its attempts to pressure prosecutors such as David Iglesias, United States Attorney for ... More


Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct

Anthony S. Barkow and Rachel E. Barkow (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787038
eISBN:
9780814709375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787038.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In recent years, the Department of Justice has resolved investigations of dozens of Fortune 500 companies via deferred prosecution agreements and non-prosecution agreements, where, instead of facing ... More


Bishops, Knights, Border Guards, and Spies

Julia G. Young

in Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190205003
eISBN:
9780190205027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205003.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates how the members of the Cristero diaspora confronted four challenges to their militant efforts. First, they received insufficient financial and logistical support from the ... More


6 Justice and Elections

Peter Margulies

in Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's election-related legal detours, with partticular emphasis on its attempts to pressure prosecutors such as David Iglesias, United States Attorney for ... More


Communism, Civil Liberties, and the Red Scare

Jennifer Luff

in Commonsense Anticommunism: Labor and Civil Liberties between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835418
eISBN:
9781469601717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869895_luff.8
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in the Red Scare. Following the general strike of radical workers and the explosion of bombs in eight different cities in ... More


The Microsoft Case: Antitrust, High Technology, and Consumer Welfare

William H. Page and John E. Lopatka

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226644639
eISBN:
9780226644653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644653.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In 1998, the United States Department of Justice and state antitrust agencies charged that Microsoft was monopolizing the market for personal computer operating systems. More than ten years later, ... More


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