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Section 4: Civil Rights, Institute Of Bill Of Rights Law At The William & Mary Law School Oct 1994

Section 4: Civil Rights, Institute Of Bill Of Rights Law At The William & Mary Law School

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Interest Balancing And Other Limits To Judicially Managed Equal Educational Opportunity, Neal Devins Apr 1994

Interest Balancing And Other Limits To Judicially Managed Equal Educational Opportunity, Neal Devins

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The Second Amendment And The Personal Right To Arms, William W. Van Alstyne Jan 1994

The Second Amendment And The Personal Right To Arms, William W. Van Alstyne

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For many years, the Second Amendment was politely ignored, or summarily dismissed, by America's legal academy. In recent years, however, more and more law professors have begun taking the Second Amendment seriously. Professor William Van Alstyne, one of the nation's most respected Constitutional law professors, and the author of a leading Constitutional law casebook; offers his contribution in this essay. Van Alstyne suggests that the Second Amendment means exactly what it says: that individual citizens have a right, not merely a privilege, to own and carry firearms. He also commends the National Rifle Association for its constructive role ...


Denying Due Process In The Florida Courts: A Commentary On The 1994 Medicaid Third-Party Liability Act Of Florida, William W. Van Alstyne Jan 1994

Denying Due Process In The Florida Courts: A Commentary On The 1994 Medicaid Third-Party Liability Act Of Florida, William W. Van Alstyne

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Parents' Religion And Children's Welfare: Debunking The Doctrine Of Parents' Rights, James G. Dwyer Jan 1994

Parents' Religion And Children's Welfare: Debunking The Doctrine Of Parents' Rights, James G. Dwyer

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The scope, weight, and assignment of parental rights have been the focus of much debate among legal commentators. These commentators generally have assumed that parents should have some rights in connection with the raising of their children. Rarely have commentators offered justifications for attributing rights to persons as parents, and when they have done so they have failed to subject those justifications to close scrutiny. This Article takes the novel approach of challenging parental rights in their entirety. The author explores the fundamental questions of what it means to say that individuals have rights as parents, and whether it is ...


From Crippled To Disabled: The Legal Empowerment Of Americans With Disabilities, Michael Ashley Stein Jan 1994

From Crippled To Disabled: The Legal Empowerment Of Americans With Disabilities, Michael Ashley Stein

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Civil Rights Act Of 1991, Neal Devins Jan 1994

Civil Rights Act Of 1991, Neal Devins

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The Quest For Freedom In The Post-Brown South: Desegregation And White Self-Interest, Davison M. Douglas Jan 1994

The Quest For Freedom In The Post-Brown South: Desegregation And White Self-Interest, Davison M. Douglas

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