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Subordination And The Fortuity Of Our Circumstances, Sergio J. Campos Jan 2008

Subordination And The Fortuity Of Our Circumstances, Sergio J. Campos

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The antisubordination principle exists at the margins of equality law. This Article seeks to revive the antisubordination principle by taking a fresh look at its structure and underlying justification. First, the Article provides an account of the harm of subordination that focuses on one's position in society, rejecting the focus on groups popular in the existing antisubordination literature. Second, it argues for a theory of state obligation that goes beyond both the existing state action doctrine of the Equal Protection Clause and the failure to protect doctrine associated with Charles Black. The Article argues instead that the antisubordination principle ...


The Hohfeldian Approach To Law And Semiotics, J. M. Balkin May 1990

The Hohfeldian Approach To Law And Semiotics, J. M. Balkin

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