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The Past And Future Of Deinstitutionalization Litigation, Samuel R. Bagenstos Feb 2012

The Past And Future Of Deinstitutionalization Litigation, Samuel R. Bagenstos

Law & Economics Working Papers

Two conflicting stories have consumed the academic debate regarding the impact of deinstitutionalization litigation. The first, which has risen almost to the level of conventional wisdom, is that deinstitutionalization was a disaster. The second story does not deny that the results of deinstitutionalization have in many cases been disappointing. But it challenges the suggestion that deinstitutionalization has uniformly been unsuccessful, as well as the causal link critics seek to draw with the growth of the homeless population. This dispute is not simply a matter of historical interest. The Supreme Court’s 1999 decision in Olmstead v. L.C., which held ...


To Be Or Not To Be? Citizens United And The Corporate Form, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah Feb 2010

To Be Or Not To Be? Citizens United And The Corporate Form, Reuven S. Avi-Yonah

Law & Economics Working Papers

In Citizens United vs. FEC, the Supreme Court struck down a Federal ban on direct corporate expenditures on political campaigns. The decision has been widely criticized and praised as a matter of First Amendment law. But it is also interesting as another step in the evolution of our legal views of the corporation. The thesis of this Article is that by viewing Citizens United through the prism of theories about the corporate form, it is possible to understand why both the majority and the dissent departed from previous Supreme Court cases on the First Amendment rights of corporations, and to ...


Constitutional Law Casebooks: A View From The Podium, Robert A. Sedler Mar 1981

Constitutional Law Casebooks: A View From The Podium, Robert A. Sedler

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials by Edward L. Barrett, and Constitutional Law: Principles and Policy by Jerome A. Barron and C. Thomas Dienes, and The Process of Constitutional Decisionmaking by Paul Brest, and Constitutional Law--Cases ad Other Problems by Paul A. Freund, Arthur F. Sutherland, Mark DeWolf Howe and Ernest J. Brown, and Constitutional Law: Cases and Materials by Gerald Gunther, and Constitutional Law: Case and Materials b Paul Kauper and Francis Beytagh, and Constitutional Law: Cases--Comments--Questions by William B. Lockhart, Yale Kamisar, and Jesse H. Choper.