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The Eleventh Amendment as a Retained Right of the People

Kurt T. Lash

in The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372618
eISBN:
9780199871742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.003.05
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Eleventh Amendment. The amendment represented the first act of popular sovereignty under the new Constitution, and it demanded that federal courts respect the rule of ... More


Intratextualism and Textual Purpose

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses intratextualism, reliance on textual purpose, and certain limitations of textualism. First, it explains how the Court has relied upon usage within the constitution, usage in ... More


Federalism and Liberty, 1794–1803

Kurt T. Lash

in The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372618
eISBN:
9780199871742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.003.06
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Alien and Sedition Acts. The present chapter and the previous chapter on the Eleventh Amendment illustrate something generally missed—or misrepresented—about republican ... More


Structural Reasoning

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the Court's use of structural reasoning. It begins with a discussion of three early cases in which the Court relied heavily on structural reasoning—Marbury v Madison, Martin v ... More


Ohio and Georgia before the U.S. Supreme Court

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the US Supreme Court's decision in Osborn et. al. v. The Bank of the United States (1824). It also treats developments in the state of Georgia which culminated in another US ... More


An Inconsistent Jurisprudence: The Doctrinal Spectrum

Edward A. Jr. Purcell Jr.

in Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism: The Historical Significance of a Judicial Icon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197508763
eISBN:
9780197508794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508763.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter explores Justice Antonin Scalia’s constitutional jurisprudence across the broad range of issues he addressed. The chapter shows that he contradicted his originalist jurisprudence in ... More


The U.S Supreme Court versus the States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the various decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court, under Section 25 of the Judiciary Act of 1789, that dealt with federal state relations. Emphasis is placed on United ... More


Conclusion To Govern Ourselves in a Certain Manner

in Constitutional Conscience: The Moral Dimension of Judicial Decision

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677255
eISBN:
9780226677309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677309.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court's first great constitutional decision, Chisholm v. Georgia, was also its first great public relations disaster. Chisholm held that Article III authorized the Court to exercise ... More


A Manipulative Jurisprudence: Unprincipled and Expedient Reasoning

Edward A. Jr. Purcell Jr.

in Antonin Scalia and American Constitutionalism: The Historical Significance of a Judicial Icon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197508763
eISBN:
9780197508794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508763.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter offers a more detailed analysis of some of Justice Antonin Scalia’s most striking inconsistencies. Its first section addresses Scalia’s use of James Madison as a principal and ... More


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