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Implementation

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses two basic questions about implementing selective optimization: (1) to what extent should judges disclose or conceal the fact that they selectively optimize, and (2) are judges ... More


Gay Rights

Patrick J. Egan, Nathaniel Persily, and Kevin Wallsten

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The controversy surrounding gay rights represents the most recent part in the long story of often unpopular attempts by courts to protect minorities from discrimination and to broaden the ... More


Sex

Elizabeth Price Foley

in Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109832
eISBN:
9780300134995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109832.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The right to participate in consensual sex is not absolute and depends upon various restrictions that relate to whether one is single or married, heterosexual or homosexual, whether the sex is ... More


The Proper Scope of State Power: Construing the “Police Power”

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the propriety of state laws under what is known as the “police powers” of the states. Unlike the enumerated powers of Congress, the powers of states are unwritten. This makes ... More


Conclusion

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes that the book has discussed Texas's influence on all the doctrinal areas of modern constitutional law, showing that constitutional cases litigated by and in the state capture ... More


Doctrinalism and Minimalism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Doctrinalists contend that interpreters can avoid the burdens and responsibilities of philosophic reflection and choice in hard cases by reflecting on bodies of judicial doctrines developed through a ... More


Transcendent Homosexuals, Dangerous Sex Offenders

Joseph J. Fischel

in Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Chapter 2 anatomizes the legal fiction of the sex offender by reading Lawrence v. Texas, the landmark Supreme Court ruling holding sodomy laws unconstitutional, against two contemporaneously decided ... More


Foreign Law and the Constitution

Julian Ku and John Yoo

in Taming Globalization: International Law, the U.S. Constitution, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199837427
eISBN:
9780190260019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837427.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the increased role of international legal sources in guiding the Supreme Court in interpreting the Constitution. Due to globalization, national legal systems tend to communicate ... More


Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816694754
eISBN:
9781452954363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent cautions against any premature pride parade for consent as our determinant of sexual freedom, permissible sex, or good sex. Consent is not ethically dispositive, ... More


Living Out

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts comes “out” to his parents and family. Graduating from the University of Oregon, journalism jobs remained elusive for Shilts. Shilts begins work as a freelance writer for The Advocate, later ... More


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