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The Judicial Construction of Europe

Alec Stone Sweet

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The law and politics of European integration have been inseparable since the 1960s, when the European Court of Justice rendered a set of foundational decisions that gradually served to ... More


Higher Education Confronts the Rights Revolution

Christopher P. Loss

in Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148274
eISBN:
9781400840052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148274.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how students' private concerns came to occupy the center of campus and national politics in the 1960s and in so doing thrust higher education into the thick of the nascent ... More


Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Fundamental rights are exploding across all areas of law in Europe. This rights revolution is transforming European judicial culture and the judge's political role at breakneck speed. Not only have ... More


Introduction

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the explosion of fundamental rights into all corners of the French and European judiciaries, which is transforming the judicial landscape. It ... More


Reassessment: Judicial Orders in Flux

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter analyzes the nature and direction of reforms in the French system. Are they destroying the French republican tradition of judicial decision-making, transforming it inexorably into a more ... More


Epilogue

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The key question is whether enough remains of the traditional French republican package to counterbalance the dramatic procedural, doctrinal, institutional, and conceptual changes that have already ... More


Conservatives and the Courts

Michael Greve

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter inventories the accomplishments and defeats of the conservative legal movement. It argues that the conservative legal movement has a high degree of professionalism, financial stability ... More


Internal Pressures on the Inside (I): The Redoubtable Trio

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter lays the groundwork for making sense of the charged debates currently swirling in French legal circles. It begins with the heated discussions over prospective overruling. This ... More


Pre-Conclusion: Major Shifts or Minor Adjustments?

Mitchel De S.-O.-L'E. Lasser

in Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570775
eISBN:
9780191705557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines whether reforms in the French system represent major transformations of, or merely minor adjustments to, the traditional French judicial order. Do the procedural reforms ... More


Freedom to Want: The Federal Government and Politicized Consumption in World War II

James T. Sparrow

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The growing capacities of a government preoccupied by the urgent need for mobilization provided an opportunity for those seeking full citizenship. A heightened wartime sense of national citizenship ... More


The Rights of the Accused

Amy E. Lerman

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/9780195329414.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In determining what protections to accord those accused of criminal activity, the Supreme Court has tried to balance the Constitution's protection of individual liberties and the state's need to ... More


You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More


Fidelity to Our Living Constitution: Honoring the Achievements of We the People

James E. Fleming

in Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitution: For Moral Readings and Against Originalisms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793372
eISBN:
9780199364411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793372.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the arguments of Bruce Ackerman, who decries the Roberts Court’s “shattering judicial betrayal” of our living constitution’s Civil Rights Revolution. He argues for a broader ... More


. Race and reaction: Civil War political mobilization

PHILIP J. ETHINGTON

in The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the transposition of the rules of political mobilization in San Francisco, California during the Civil War. It traces the ways in which the rights revolution of the Civil War ... More


After World War II

David R. Mayhew

in The Imprint of Congress

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers three impulses of the post-World War II era. Two of them deal with the economy, bracketing its course from an inspiration flowing out of the war through an ideological and ... More


Being a Realist about Human Rights

Christian Reus-Smit

in The Limits of Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198824756
eISBN:
9780191863479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824756.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Being a realist about human rights requires a sober understanding of the dynamics of power. Yet conventional realist accounts of power, which relegate human rights to the margins of world politics, ... More


Good Intentions, Bad Results: Harold Ford and Majority-Minority Redistricting

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The realignment of the Solid South from a Democratic stronghold into a conservative bastion remains the most glaring example of liberalism's demise. For generations, specialists have understood that ... More


: The Perilous Climb

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.18
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how much of the white South fought tooth and nail to preserve the racial caste system until blacks took to the streets and demanded change. National leaders found southern ... More


The Antielitist Elite: The 1970s and Beyond

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The cultural transformations of the 1960s and 1970s created problems and opportunities for elites. In these decades the upper- and middle classes went from being seen as the wellspring of social ... More


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