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Deconstructing Transnationalism: Conceptualizing Metanationalism As A Putative Model Of Evolving Jurisprudence, Paul Enríquez 2009 The George Washington University Law School

Deconstructing Transnationalism: Conceptualizing Metanationalism As A Putative Model Of Evolving Jurisprudence, Paul Enríquez

Paul Enríquez

This Article builds upon Philip C. Jessup’s revolutionary scholarship to pave new pathways for interdisciplinary research and expand the normative constitutional framework of universal human problems. To that end, this Article ties American constitutional theory to the new era of international globalization and provides context that facilitates the discussion of racial and ethnic diversity in education from a domestic and international perspective. By arguing for compelling treatment of diversity in elementary and secondary learning institutions, this Article introduces a new theory of constitutional interpretation vis-à-vis international law. This theory, called metanationalism, rejects Harold Koh’s theory of transnationalism and ...


Mechanisms For Resolving Divisive Issues In Constitutional Negotiations, Sujit Choudhry, Nicholas Haysom 2009 Berkeley Law

Mechanisms For Resolving Divisive Issues In Constitutional Negotiations, Sujit Choudhry, Nicholas Haysom

Sujit Choudhry

This issue paper is part of the ‘Constitution-making in Focus’ series and is focusing on how to deal with divisive issues in a constitution-making process. There can be no fool-proof algorithms for resolving divisive issues to achieve this end, but there are mechanisms with which every negotiation process should be equipped.


Two Paths To Judicial Power: The Basic Structure Doctrine And Public Interest Litigation In Comparative Perspective, Manoj Mate 2009 Whittier Law School

Two Paths To Judicial Power: The Basic Structure Doctrine And Public Interest Litigation In Comparative Perspective, Manoj Mate

Manoj S. Mate

This article examines two critical "moments" in the expansion of judicial power in India: the assertion of the basic structure doctrine and the development of the PIL regime in the post-Emergency Indian Court. The Indian Supreme Court asserted two key functional roles in these moments: (1) the role of a constitutional guardian in asserting its role in preserving the basic structure of the Constitution, and (2) as a champion of the rule of law and responsible governance in developing PIL. Though both moments were significant in the empowerment of the Indian Supreme Court, I argue that development of PIL was ...


Mcdonald V. Chicago, The Fourteenth Amendment, The Right To Bear Arms And The Right Of Self-Defense, Richard L. Aynes 2009 University of Akron School of Law

Mcdonald V. Chicago, The Fourteenth Amendment, The Right To Bear Arms And The Right Of Self-Defense, Richard L. Aynes

Richard L. Aynes

The Supreme Court of the United States has granted certiorari in the case of McDonald v. City of Chicago to consider this question: "Whether the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is incorporated as against the States by the Fourteenth Amendment’s Privileges or Immunities or Due Process Clauses." This case follows and seeks to build upon District of Columbia v. Heller which held that the Second Amendment protects both the right to self-defense and what has been termed an individual right to bear arms. Of course, Heller’s application is limited to the federal government and has ...


The Dean Takes His Stand: Julian Monnet's 1912 Harvard Law Review Article Denouncing Oklahoma's Discriminatory Grandfather Clause, Harry F. Tepker Jr. 2009 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Dean Takes His Stand: Julian Monnet's 1912 Harvard Law Review Article Denouncing Oklahoma's Discriminatory Grandfather Clause, Harry F. Tepker Jr.

Harry F. Tepker Jr.

No abstract provided.


Enforcing The Bill Of Rights Against The States: The History And The Future, Richard Aynes 2009 University of Akron School of Law

Enforcing The Bill Of Rights Against The States: The History And The Future, Richard Aynes

Richard L. Aynes

This article traces, in broad strokes, the history of the disputes about whether or not the Bill of Rights can be enforced against the states. It begins with pre-Fourteenth Amendment claims and recounts the actions of the 39th Congress: The Freedman’s Bureau, the Civil Rights Act of 1866, and the Fourteenth Amendment. Several speeches on the Amendment from the Congressional elections of 1866 are utilized, including those of Section 1 author John Bingham, Congressmen Columbus Delano, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Wilson, James Garfield, and Senator John Sherman, as well as Democrats who participated in what has been termed the ...


Section 2(B) Advertising Rights On Government Property: Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, A New Can Of Worms And The Liberty Two-Step?, Elaine Craig 2009 Selected Works

Section 2(B) Advertising Rights On Government Property: Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority, A New Can Of Worms And The Liberty Two-Step?, Elaine Craig

Elaine Craig

The Court’s recent decision in Vancouver Transportation is problematic for two reasons. First, the majority adopts an analytical framework for determining whether a claim triggers the positive rights/Baier analysis that essentially means that policies that restrict expressive rights based on groups rather than content will be very unlikely to fall within the scope of section 2(b). A better approach would be to characterize section 2(b) cases based on the nature of the claim rather than the nature of the restriction and to only apply the positive rights Baier/Dunmore criteria where the claim is for the ...


Commerce In The Commerce Clause: A Response To Jack Balkin, David B. Kopel, Robert G. Natelson 2009 Independence Institute

Commerce In The Commerce Clause: A Response To Jack Balkin, David B. Kopel, Robert G. Natelson

Robert G. Natelson

The Constitution’s original meaning is its meaning to those ratifying the document during a discrete time period: from its adoption by the Constitutional Convention in late 1787 until Rhode Island’s ratification on May 29, 1790. Reconstructing it requires historical skills, including a comprehensive approach to sources. Jack Balkin’s article Commerce fails to consider the full range of evidence and thereby attributes to the Constitution’s Commerce Clause a scope that virtually no one in the Founding Era believed it had.


“Intelligence” Searches And Purpose: A Significant Mismatch Between Constitutional Criminal Procedure And The Law Of Intelligence-Gathering, Robert C. Power 2009 Widener University - Harrisburg Campus

“Intelligence” Searches And Purpose: A Significant Mismatch Between Constitutional Criminal Procedure And The Law Of Intelligence-Gathering, Robert C. Power

Robert C Power

No abstract provided.


Virtude Da Constituição E Virtudes Republicanas, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2009 Universidade do Porto

Virtude Da Constituição E Virtudes Republicanas, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

A virtude da Constituição é a sua essência e função. E a Constituição tem sempre uma virtude liberal-democrática, apesar de tudo. Conra tudo e contra todos, apesar por vezes mesmo de si própria e das intenções dos seus autores... Depois do “retorno” dos valores à política e ao Direito Constitucional, é a vez da volta das virtudes à discussão, designadamente pela via da ética constitucional ou republicana, de novo na ordem do dia em muitos países. Quais serão, então, as principais virtudes juspolíticas, constitucionais, ou republicanas? O presente artigo intenta também uma proposta de virtudes republicanas concretas para o nosso ...


Конституционно-Правовая Концепция Луиса Брандайза, Leonid G. Berlyavskiy 2009 Rostov State Economic University RINH

Конституционно-Правовая Концепция Луиса Брандайза, Leonid G. Berlyavskiy

Leonid G. Berlyavskiy

The article is devoted to the research of the constitutional legal concept by Louis Brandeis - the outstanding American man of law, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He is considered as one of four greatest judges in XX century. L. Brandeis was possible to become successful in asserting the workers social and labor rights that directly have not been fixed in the United States Constitution. The “Brandeis Brief” became the essential contribution to USA procedural law. Brandeis was a supporter of the “Living Constitution” conception that is based on the idea of social changes, evolutions of the legal ...


La Desaparición De La Policía Municipal En México: Análisis Sociojurídico De La Iniciativa Por La Que Se Propone Desincorporar De Los Municipios Las Funciones De Seguridad Pública., Héctor Zayas Gutiérrez 2009 The University of Michigan Law School

La Desaparición De La Policía Municipal En México: Análisis Sociojurídico De La Iniciativa Por La Que Se Propone Desincorporar De Los Municipios Las Funciones De Seguridad Pública., Héctor Zayas Gutiérrez

Héctor Zayas Gutiérrez

El presente trabajo estudia la iniciativa de reforma constitucional por la cual se propone desincorporar de los municipios la función policial, y transitar a un modelo de "policía estatal única".

El ensayo dilucida si la propuesta está correctamente concebida, y da pie a futuras líneas de investigación académicas y parlamentarias sobre la unificación de las policías en México.

El ensayo está dividido, en cuatro apartados. En el primero se describen los instrumentos jurídicos aplicables al caso; en el segundo, se estudian las experiencias de cuatro países en relación a la centralización o descentralización de la función de policía, con la ...


Apuntes Generales Sobre La Libertad De Expresión En Internet, Germán M. Teruel Lozano 2009 Junior researcher/Fellow assistant of the University of Murcia

Apuntes Generales Sobre La Libertad De Expresión En Internet, Germán M. Teruel Lozano

Germán M. Teruel Lozano

GENERAL NOTES ABOUT THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN INTERNET: This paper presents an overview of how Internet has revolutionized the setting of freedom of speech. In particular, it is focused in to main aspects: On one hand, the delimitation of freedom of expression in the new media, differentiating in particular between web pages dedicated to the dissemination of information, protected by the freedom of speech; and those that are intended to provide other telematics services, which should not have this protection. Secondly, it is also studied the legal status of this freedom when it is exercised through Internet.


El Canon Neoconstitucional, Leonardo García Jaramillo 2009 Universidad EAFIT-Departamento de Humanidades

El Canon Neoconstitucional, Leonardo García Jaramillo

Leonardo García Jaramillo

No abstract provided.


Lucy V. Adams, Sage Encyclopedia Of African American Education, Armando G. Hernandez 2009 St. Thomas University School of Law

Lucy V. Adams, Sage Encyclopedia Of African American Education, Armando G. Hernandez

Armando G. Hernandez

Each topic in this 2-volume encyclopedia is discussed as it relates to the education of African Americans. The entries provide a comprehensive overview of educational institutions at every level, from preschool through graduate and professional training, with special attention to historically and predominantly Black colleges and universities. The encyclopedia follows the struggle of African Americans to achieve equality in education—beginning among an enslaved population and evolving into the present—as the efforts of many remarkable individuals furthered this cause through court decisions and legislation.


¿Control Obligatorio Para Todos Los Tratados Internacionales? Crítica A Una Propuesta Inconveniente, Sergio Verdugo sverdugor@udd.cl 2009 Universidad del Desarrllo

¿Control Obligatorio Para Todos Los Tratados Internacionales? Crítica A Una Propuesta Inconveniente, Sergio Verdugo Sverdugor@Udd.Cl

Sergio Verdugo R.

No abstract provided.


Free And Compulsory Education: A Social Revolution, Ranganath Vadapalli VG. 2009 Faculty of Law, ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE)

Free And Compulsory Education: A Social Revolution, Ranganath Vadapalli Vg.

Dr. V.G.Ranganath

“The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles”-Mahatma Gandhi “Politics without principles, Education without character, Science without humanity, and Commerce without morality are not only useless, but also positively dangerous.” Sri Sathya Sai Baba “Children of India are our future”-Hon’ble Prime Minister Manmohan Singh


Procreation, Harm, And The Constitution, Carter Dillard 2009 Emory University

Procreation, Harm, And The Constitution, Carter Dillard

Carter Dillard

This Essay provides relatively novel answers to two related questions: First, are there moral reasons to limit the sorts of existences it is permissible to bring people into, such that one would be morally prohibited from procreating in certain circumstances? Second, can the state justify a legal prohibition on procreation in those circumstances using that moral reasoning, so that the law would likely be constitutional?

These questions are not new, but my answers to them are and add to the existing literature in several ways. First, I offer a possible resolution to a recent debate among legal scholars regarding what ...


How To Plan & Execute Your Own Charity Tennis Event: The Aquinas League Model, Beau James Brock, H. Barry Searles 2009 Selected Works

How To Plan & Execute Your Own Charity Tennis Event: The Aquinas League Model, Beau James Brock, H. Barry Searles

Beau James Brock

Aquinas League is a volunteer community organization whose goal has been to plan and execute community tennis fund-raisers over the past eight years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During this period, Aquinas League has organized over twenty events and our community has risen over $1 million dollars in net donations for area charities Hopefully through this guide, you and your committee can pick some helpful points to enhance your event. The revenue and quality of each part of your tournament should be viewed as a showcase for the marketing of the next year’s event. The best sales tool we can ...


From Proclaiming To Realizing Human Rights -- An Indian Perspective, Rishabh Jogani 2009 Government Law College, Mumbai

From Proclaiming To Realizing Human Rights -- An Indian Perspective, Rishabh Jogani

Rishabh Jogani

This article deals with human rights organisations and their organisational set up along with the indian perspective of the same.


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