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Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

George P. Fletcher

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book asserts that the Civil War marks the end of one era of American legal history, and the beginning of another. Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysberg Address is viewed as the beginning of a new ... More


Theories of Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter critically examines the most prominent theories which social scientists and legal scholars have developed to explain the role of precedent in constitutional law. It shows that legal ... More


The Golden Rule

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the multiple factors (ignored by most social scientists and legal scholars) limiting the path dependency of precedent—or the extent to which precedent forecloses or mandates ... More


Nonjudicial Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter suggests that precedent is often discounted as a source in constitutional decision making because it is usually understood narrowly as judicial decisions. But it shows that a broader ... More


The Multiple Functions of Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this chapter Professor Gerhardt demonstrates that precedents end up influencing and contributing to constitutional law in many ways other than constraint, which is the predominant concern of ... More


Constitutional Politics in France and Germany

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of two papers that explore the politics of constitutional review – the power of a court or other organ of government to review the constitutionality of public acts, including ... More


New Frontiers of State Constitutional Law: Dual Enforcement of Norms

James A. Gardner and Jim Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368321
eISBN:
9780199867509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368321.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a range or perspectives on the role of state constitutions within the context of federalism. Rejecting both the old dual federalism and the newer judicial federalism models, this ... More


The Power of Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this book Professor Michael Gerhardt provides the first comprehensive effort to use both social science methods and conventional legal analysis to explain the role of precedent in constitutional ... More


The Patterns of Supreme Court Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a detailed overview of the Supreme Court's handling of precedent from the Jay Court through the Rehnquist Court. It examines the principal patterns in the justices' approach to ... More


Super Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the relatively rare, though highly significant circumstances in which precedents are practically immune to reconsideration or reversal. After reviewing the basic features that ... More


What I Have Learned Since the First Edition

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/9780691159737.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this afterword, the author reflects on the lessons that he has learned since the publication of the book's first edition in 2004 from the realms of both constitutional scholarship and ... More


Religion and the Public Order of the European Union

Ronan McCrea

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595358
eISBN:
9780191595776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595358.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book offers a comprehensive account of the role of religion within the public order of the European Union. It examines the facilitation and protection of individual and institutional religious ... More


The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Roger Masterman and Ian Leigh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

More than a decade after it came into force in October 2000 the Human Rights Act 1998 continues to divide opinion. Its supporters argue that the Act represents a subtle reconciliation of human rights ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction provides an overview of the basic arguments in the book. It explains basic terminology used in the book and the likely significance of the book in the voluminous literature on ... More


Privacy, Intimacy, and Isolation

Julie C. Inness

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195104608
eISBN:
9780199868247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195104609.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

From the Supreme Court to the bedroom, privacy is an intensely contested interest in our everyday lives and privacy law. Some people appeal to privacy to protect such critical areas as abortion, ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Precedent

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195150506
eISBN:
9780199871131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the conclusion Gerhardt reviews the basic arguments made throughout the book about the role of precedent in constitutional law, as well as the ramifications of the Roberts Court's handling of ... More


Equality and Liberty in the Golden Age of State Constitutional Law

Jeffrey M. Shaman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334340
eISBN:
9780199868773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334340.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the evolution of liberty and equality under state constitutions from both a historical and jurisprudential perspective. The rise of the New Judicial Federalism has allowed many ... More


Why Write New Rights?: Understanding Constitutional Development Apart from Entrenchment

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers the variety of political calculations that drove activists, organizations, and social movements to pursue the creation of positive rights. It first explains the classic idea of ... More


Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union

Alexander Somek

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542086
eISBN:
9780191715518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542086.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

This new and innovative study explains that a transnational regime is based on a conception of citizenship that is different from the conception underlying a constitutional democracy. Citizens are ... More


Introduction

Robert F. Williams

in The Law of American State Constitutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195343083
eISBN:
9780199866960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343083.003.0099
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter surveys the rise in importance of state constitutional law, the evolving recognition of state constitutions by scholars, lawyers, and judges, and the importance of the book ... More


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