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Obscenity and indecency

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the policies of George W. Bush against indecency and obscenity. It explains the impact of the appointment of John Ashcroft as Attorney-General on these policies, and cites data ... More


Federal Prosecutors and the Power of the Attorney General

Angela J. Davis

in Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter concentrates on federal prosecutions and the unique issues and problems they present. It begins by presenting the role of the federal prosecutor. The extent to which federal prosecutors ... More


Centralizing Policy and Patronage

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/9780814795590.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's attempts to displace traditional criteria and processes, such as merit selection, to centralize justice policy. It begins with an overview of ... More


4 Centralizing Policy and Patronage

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/9780814795590.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Bush administration's attempts to displace traditional criteria and processes, such as merit selection, to centralize justice policy. It begins with an overview of ... More


Into the New Century, 2000–2004

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the confused presidential election of 2000 and disputed vote totals in Florida. Some litigation in the Middle District involving counting of the votes is included in the ... More


The Role of the Courts & the Popular Jurisprudence of Counterterrorism

Robert H. Wagstaff

in Terror Detentions and the Rule of Law: US and UK Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199301553
eISBN:
9780199344895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301553.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Politicians, moral philosophers and lawyers have all addressed the question of what role the courts should play in the global war on terror. Opinions range from no role at all (John Yoo, Richard and ... More


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