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The Influence of the United States Supreme Court on Judicial Review in Europe

Peter E Quint

in The Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law: Volume III: Constitutional Adjudication: Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198726418
eISBN:
9780191890222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726418.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter outlines the influence of the United States Supreme Court, and its institution of ‘judicial review’, on certain constitutional systems of Europe. It first introduces the United States ... More


All Things in Proportion? The United States

Alec Stone Sweet and Jud Mathews

in Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841395
eISBN:
9780191876912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841395.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers constitutional rights doctrines of the United States in light of the global spread of proportionality. It challenges the view that proportionality is alien to the American ... More


The Civilization of White Men: The Race of the Hindu in United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind

Jennifer Snow

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay examines a landmark 1922 case in which the United States Supreme Court denied a Sikh immigrant’s application for citizenship under the 1790 statute restricting naturalization to “free ... More


Nancy Cruzan and “The Right to Die”

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the United States Supreme Court Opinion on the case of Nancy Cruzan who had been severely injured in an automobile accident on January 11, 1983. It notes that Cruzan remained ... More


The American Unification

Mitchel de S.-O.-l’E. Lasser

in Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199575169
eISBN:
9780191706714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575169.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

By looking at the decisions of the United States Supreme Court, this chapter argues that what characterises American judicial discourse is precisely the fact it integrates its formalist and its ... More


Globalization and Constitutional Controversy

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/9780199837427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on recent Supreme Court cases that involve international law. These include Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, Medellin v. Texas, and Hamdam v. Rumsfeld. These cases represent the ... More


The Legacy of the School Question

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the evolution of nonsectarian education, Bible reading in the schools, and the funding of religious schools in the years following the Blaine Amendment. It discusses the impact of ... More


. The Flag Salute Cases (1940, 1943)

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the Opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Minersville School District v. Gobitis (1940) case involving compulsory pledge. It notes that a pledge of allegiance was ... More


. Capital Punishment Reconsidered

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the principal efforts of abolitionists which were devoted to piecemeal critiques of the uses of capital punishment rather than to its complete elimination, once American ... More


. Capital Punishment and the United States Supreme Court

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the arguments on capital punishment. It notes that the conscientious opponent of capital punishment today does not readily confront the problem implicit in the fact that ... More


Power & Rights in US Constitutional Law

Thomas Lundmark

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368727
eISBN:
9780199867530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368727.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a coherent, readily accessible analysis of the tensions inherent in American constitutional law between the governing body and the governed. It is, in short, about democratic ... 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


Fitness for Criminal Adjudication: The Emerging Significance of Decisional Competence in the United States

Richard J Bonnie

in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198788478
eISBN:
9780191830341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788478.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses the emerging significance of decisional competence in the United States. The practice of assessing and adjudicating fitness to plead developed largely without assistance from ... More


. Roe v. Wade (1973) and the Law of Abortion

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines two abortion-related cases, one from Texas and the other from Georgia, which were decided on January 22, 1973, by the United States Supreme Court. It states that the rulings of ... More


A Constitutional Right to Use Thought-Enhancing Technology

Marc Jonathan Blitz

in Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199396818
eISBN:
9780199396825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396818.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Free speech law allows us to enhance our thinking with language and various forms of artistic expression. We might, for example, enhance our memories with note taking or enhance our mental operations ... More


Punitive Damage Awards are Excessive and Unpredictable

Brian H. Bornstein and Edie Greene

in The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190201340
eISBN:
9780190201357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201340.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Many criticisms of juries concentrate on civil juries, alleging that they award plaintiffs excessive and unpredictable punitive damages. Although very large punitive damage awards exist, juries ... More


The Law of Nations at the Origin of American Law

Paul W. Kahn

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter proposes a new way of understanding the relationship between domestic law and the law of nations in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. It develops a theoretical structure ... More


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