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Constitutional Law—Equal Protection & Due Process—Is The Arkansas Supreme Court Abandoning Judicial Federalism?, Alexander Justiss
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review
This note examines the history of judicial federalism by discussing the history of its use, as well as the analytical models that have been produced by its various adoptive jurisdictions. The development of these models has given courts much authority in determining the scope of individual rights within their respective jurisdictions. Further, a discussion follows that explores the criticisms directed at the use of such authority.
This note also examines the Arkansas Supreme Court's adoption and use of judicial federalism as a necessary safeguard against governmental infringements on individual rights, particularly those involving the right to privacy. Although such ...