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Who is Fighting the Fight?

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to assess who are the actors leading the charge for and against affirmative action in the most recent U.S. Supreme Court cases on affirmative action in the 21st ... More


Hybrid Courts and Amicus Curiae Briefing

Sarah Williams

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter studies the amicus curiae brief drafted for the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) regarding sexual violence in order to theorize the appropriate role of such briefing in enabling ... More


The Apex of the Support Structure Pyramid

Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson

in Separate but Faithful: The Christian Right's Radical Struggle to Transform Law & Legal Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190637262
eISBN:
9780197532331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637262.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the abilities of Christian Worldview law schools and legal training programs to access courts. To capture a more complete picture of this dynamic, it charts the general ... More


A Contribution of Human Rights Monitoring Bodies?

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an analysis of the growing case law on the environmentally irresponsible conduct of private companies. It first concentrates on national courts facing claims of international ... More


Defending Lawsuits

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 20 explores the strategic reasons why entities may challenge public health laws, and uses the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company v. FDA case to walk through the steps of a legal challenge to a ... More


In the Shadow of Korematsu

Eric K. Yamamoto

in In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190878955
eISBN:
9780190878986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878955.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter paints the arc of Fred Korematsu’s World War II resistance and legal challenge through his 1980s coram nobis case reopening and the 1988 Civil Liberties Act’s apology and reparations. It ... More


Introduction

Nancy Whittier

in Frenemies: Feminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190235994
eISBN:
9780190236038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235994.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

The introduction lays out a model of social movement relationships that are neither coalitions nor oppositional, including their form and outcomes. It outlines three types of relationships between ... More


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