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Dramatic Circumstances, Dramatic Ambivalence: Congress Post-9/11

Jasmine Farrier

in Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the seemingly unique post-9/11 political landscape, which also showcases the cycle of ambivalence in a very different and more condensed context. In the early months and years ... More


The Fourth Amendment: Origins and Original Meaning 602 - 1791

William J. Cuddihy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367195
eISBN:
9780199867448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367195.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book tells the full story of the Fourth Amendment's complex history leading up to its ratification, including its intellectual roots in England. The Fourth Amendment's protection against ... More


Case Studies I: Illustrations

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

in The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents four case studies that broadly conform to the core theoretical claims in this book: the nationalizing effects of World War I, national labor policy after Pearl Harbor, ... More


The United States: A Superpower Stirs

J. C. Sharman

in The Despot's Guide to Wealth Management: On the International Campaign against Grand Corruption

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705519
eISBN:
9781501708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705519.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by tracing the origins of the anti-kleptocracy cause in the United States, starting with the harsh Cold War environment and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977. It explores ... More


A Short History of Panic Responses

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/9780199301553.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The United States and the United Kingdom have rich histories of panic and overreaching responses to events that appear to threaten national security. Both countries have a habit of giving the ... More


Autonomy and Deference

Avery Kolers

in A Moral Theory of Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769781
eISBN:
9780191822612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769781.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Individual reasoning about the common good, or even about one’s own good, is typically much less reliable than deferring to others on complex questions. Indeed in many if not most public contexts, ... More


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