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Superimposing Title Vii's Adverse Action Requirement On First Amendment Retaliation Claims: A Chilling Prospect For Government Employee Speech, Rosalie Berger Levinson Jan 2005

Superimposing Title Vii's Adverse Action Requirement On First Amendment Retaliation Claims: A Chilling Prospect For Government Employee Speech, Rosalie Berger Levinson

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The Demise Of The First Amendment As A Guarantor Of Religious Freedom, Ivan E. Bodensteiner Jan 2005

The Demise Of The First Amendment As A Guarantor Of Religious Freedom, Ivan E. Bodensteiner

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La Vida Considerada Como Cosa: Un Error Norteamericano Fundamental, Richard Stith Jan 2005

La Vida Considerada Como Cosa: Un Error Norteamericano Fundamental, Richard Stith

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El autor explica un error fundamental que puede subyacer a la aprobación, por el Tribunal Supremo norteamericano en el año 2000, del aborto durante el parto. Este error consiste en concebir la vida física como una mera cosa, como algo que puede existir sin que haya un ser humano que la viva. En cuanto al aborto, el error radica en la confusión entre desarrollo y construcción (del feto), confusión debida en parte a ciertas creencias medievales ya superadas por la ciencia moderna. En la segunda mitad del artículo, el autor sostiene que un error semejante puede proporcionar fácilmente un argumento ...


Review Of David E. Bernstein's "You Can't Say That!--The Growing Threat To Civil Liberties From Antidiscrimination Laws", Ivan E. Bodensteiner Jan 2005

Review Of David E. Bernstein's "You Can't Say That!--The Growing Threat To Civil Liberties From Antidiscrimination Laws", Ivan E. Bodensteiner

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The Lost Jurisprudence Of The Ninth Amendment, Kurt T. Lash Jan 2005

The Lost Jurisprudence Of The Ninth Amendment, Kurt T. Lash

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It is widely assumed that the Ninth Amendment languished in constitutional obscurity until it was resurrected in Griswold v. Connecticut by Justice Arthur Goldberg. In fact, the Ninth Amendment played a significant role in some of the most important constitutional disputes in our nation's history, including the scope of exclusive versus concurrent federal power, the authority of the federal government to regulate slavery, the constitutionality of the New Deal, and the legitimacy and scope of incorporation of the Bill of Rights into the Fourteenth Amendment. The second of two articles addressing the Lost History of the Ninth Amendment, The ...


Bork Was The Beginning: Constitutional Moralism And The Politics Of Judicial Selection, Gary L. Mcdowell Jan 2005

Bork Was The Beginning: Constitutional Moralism And The Politics Of Judicial Selection, Gary L. Mcdowell

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On October 23, 1987, the United States Senate committed what many considered then-and what many still consider today-to be an unforgivable political and constitutional sin. Wielding its power to advise and consent on nominations to the Supreme Court of the United States, the upper house voted 58-42 not to confirm Judge Robert H. Bork. The vote, which was the largest margin of defeat in history for a nominee to the Supreme Court, concluded one of the most tumultuous political battles in the history of the republic, a battle that would transform the process of judicial selection for years to come.