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Free Speech Without Romance: Public Choice And The First Amendment, Daniel A. Farber Dec 1991

Free Speech Without Romance: Public Choice And The First Amendment, Daniel A. Farber

Faculty Scholarship

Comments on the economics of the First Amendment doctrine of the U.S. Constitution. Background on basic economics of information and its bearing on First Amendment issues; Theory used to explain why some types of communication are at the core of First Amendment protection while others are at the periphery; Implications of the theory on the benefits of promoting self-expression as a societal value.


Lessons Of Founding Fatherhood, Neal Devins Nov 1991

Lessons Of Founding Fatherhood, Neal Devins

Popular Media

No abstract provided.


Tribe's Judicious Feminism, Anita L. Allen Nov 1991

Tribe's Judicious Feminism, Anita L. Allen

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Experimenting With The "Right To Die" In The Laboratory Of The States, Thomas A. Eaton, Edward J. Larson Jul 1991

Experimenting With The "Right To Die" In The Laboratory Of The States, Thomas A. Eaton, Edward J. Larson

Scholarly Works

The purposes of this Article are twofold. Our first purpose is to reexamine the legal foundations of a patient's right to refuse treatment. The Court's equivocal handling of the federal constitutional issues in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health invites a closer look at state constitutional, statutory and common law. The source of the underlying right will affect state experimentation with substantive and procedural rules in this area. Our second purpose is to describe the current status of the states' experiments with the right to die. That is, we elaborate in more detail on the state constitutional ...


The Constitutional Case Against Intracircuit Nonacquiescence, Dan T. Coenen May 1991

The Constitutional Case Against Intracircuit Nonacquiescence, Dan T. Coenen

Scholarly Works

A cornerstone of the United States Constitution is its separation of powers among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the national government. The Framers of the Constitution reasoned that separated powers would guard against tyranny by blocking the undue concentration of authority in any single governmental department. In crafting the Constitution, however, the Framers could not anticipate every dispute their scheme of separated powers might engender. One modern separation-of-powers conflict not specifically anticipated by the constitutional text involves so-called "intracircuit nonacquiescence.”

Intracircuit nonacquiescence occurs when executive-branch decision makers refuse to follow a circuit court's precedents even when acting ...


The Sacred Flag And The First Amendment, Sheldon Nahmod Feb 1991

The Sacred Flag And The First Amendment, Sheldon Nahmod

All Faculty Scholarship

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The First Duty Of Government: Protection, Liberty And The Fourteenth Amendment, Steven J. Heyman Feb 1991

The First Duty Of Government: Protection, Liberty And The Fourteenth Amendment, Steven J. Heyman

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Constitutional Law: Nude Dancing And Political Speech As Protected Expression- The Scope Of The Due Process Guarantee, Rosalie Levinson Jan 1991

Constitutional Law: Nude Dancing And Political Speech As Protected Expression- The Scope Of The Due Process Guarantee, Rosalie Levinson

Law Faculty Publications

In a 1988 address, Chief Justice Shepard invited Indiana practitioners to reexamine the Indiana Constitution as a potentially significant source for the protection of individual liberty. Although there has been some movement in this direction in defending the rights of criminals, there has been little civil rights litigation brought under the Indiana Constitution. Therefore, this Article will explore state and federal court cases that raise significant federal constitutional issues implicating Indiana law and Indiana litigants. The most noteworthy cases during the survey period dealt with freedom of expression and the due process clause.


Ronald V. Dellums V. George Bush (D.D.C. 1990): Memorandum Amicus Curiae Of Law Professors, Bruce A. Ackerman, Abram Chayes, Lori Fisler Damrosch, John Hart Ely, Erwin N. Griswold, Gerald Gunther, Louis Henkin, Harold Hongju Koh, Philip B. Kurland, Laurence H. Tribe, William W. Van Alstyne Jan 1991

Ronald V. Dellums V. George Bush (D.D.C. 1990): Memorandum Amicus Curiae Of Law Professors, Bruce A. Ackerman, Abram Chayes, Lori Fisler Damrosch, John Hart Ely, Erwin N. Griswold, Gerald Gunther, Louis Henkin, Harold Hongju Koh, Philip B. Kurland, Laurence H. Tribe, William W. Van Alstyne

Faculty Publications

This joint memorandum is submitted to the court hearing Dellums v. Bush. This amicus brief advocates that the President may not order American armed forces to make war without consultation with and approval by Congress. The brief also argues that the case is justiciable.


In Defense Of Smith And Free Exercise Revisionism, William P. Marshall Jan 1991

In Defense Of Smith And Free Exercise Revisionism, William P. Marshall

Faculty Publications

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The Concept Of Offensiveness In Establishment And Free Exercise Jurisprudence, William P. Marshall Jan 1991

The Concept Of Offensiveness In Establishment And Free Exercise Jurisprudence, William P. Marshall

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Justice Brennan And The First Amendment Minefield: In Respectful Appreciation, Ralph Michael Stein Jan 1991

Justice Brennan And The First Amendment Minefield: In Respectful Appreciation, Ralph Michael Stein

Pace Law Faculty Publications

It is a special privilege, and a personal joy, for me to have the opportunity to contribute a piece honoring such a revered figure. I make no claim to scholarly objectivity. My premise is simple: William J. Brennan has given us a legacy of first amendment decisions, concurrences, and dissents that reflect great honor on the jurist. My portion of this Festschrift provides selected examples of Justice Brennan's contribution, and concludes by thanking him for serving, through his opinions, as a mentor for me throughout my career as a teacher of constitutional law.