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The Corporate Person: How U.S Courts Transformed A Legal Phantom Into A Powerful Citizen, Zachariah J. Demeola Jan 2015

The Corporate Person: How U.S Courts Transformed A Legal Phantom Into A Powerful Citizen, Zachariah J. Demeola

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Eavesdropping On History: Olmstead V U.S And The Emergence Of Privacy Jurisprudence During Prohibition, Anna Leslie Krouse Jan 2011

Eavesdropping On History: Olmstead V U.S And The Emergence Of Privacy Jurisprudence During Prohibition, Anna Leslie Krouse

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Keep On Keeping On: The Naacp And The Implementation Of Brown V. Board Of Education In Virginia, Brian James Daugherity Jan 2010

Keep On Keeping On: The Naacp And The Implementation Of Brown V. Board Of Education In Virginia, Brian James Daugherity

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court handed down one of its most important decisions in the twentieth century. Brown v. Board of Education ordered twenty-one U.S. states, including Virginia, to end racial segregation in their public schools.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a nationally-known African American civil rights organization, had led the legal campaign to bring about the Brown decision. After its victory, the organization focused on how to bring about the implementation of the decision in the South in order to effectuate school desegregation. In the later 1950s, the NAACP ...


Honor, Gender And The Law: Defense Strategies During The Spanish Inquisition, 1526-1532, Katy Iverson Jan 2010

Honor, Gender And The Law: Defense Strategies During The Spanish Inquisition, 1526-1532, Katy Iverson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Racial Interactions: A Demographic Perspective On Juror Biases In Deliberations, Jennifer K. Elek Jan 2005

Racial Interactions: A Demographic Perspective On Juror Biases In Deliberations, Jennifer K. Elek

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


John Marshall And Native Rights: The Law Of Nations And Scottish Enlightenment Influence, Gordon S. Barker Jan 2003

John Marshall And Native Rights: The Law Of Nations And Scottish Enlightenment Influence, Gordon S. Barker

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


To Urge Common Sense On The Americans: United States' Relations With France, Great Britain, And The Federal Republic Of Germany In The Context Of The Vietnam War, 1961-1968, Eugenie M. Blang Jan 2000

To Urge Common Sense On The Americans: United States' Relations With France, Great Britain, And The Federal Republic Of Germany In The Context Of The Vietnam War, 1961-1968, Eugenie M. Blang

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

America's Vietnam War had profound ramifications beyond its immediate effect on Southeast Asia and the United States. This dissertation utilizes the debate over Vietnam between the United States and its major European allies, Britain, France, and West Germany, as an analytical framework to examine inter-allied relations. The "Vietnam problem" strained the traps-Atlantic alliance and revealed the respective self-interest of the four member nations. The British, French, and West Germans had serious misgivings about the American strategy in Vietnam, based on a differing view of the nature of the conflict and a pessimistic assessment of American chances for success in ...


Bootlegging And The Borderlands: Canadians, Americans, And The Prohibition -Era Northwest, Stephen T. Moore Jan 2000

Bootlegging And The Borderlands: Canadians, Americans, And The Prohibition -Era Northwest, Stephen T. Moore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Between 1920 and 1933, no issue in Canadian-American relations proved more contentious or more intractable than prohibition. While American enforcement authorities and diplomats repeatedly sought the assistance of the Dominion government to stop the flow of liquor across the border, not until 1933 did Canada acquiesce to American requests. In the meantime, Canadian brewers, distillers, rumrunners, and bootleggers were more than happy to assuage the parched throats of their American neighbors.;By examining the geographic, historical, political, economic, social, and cultural fabric of the bilateral relationship in the Pacific Northwest borderlands, this study takes a regional approach to explain the ...


Racial Attitude Priming And Effectiveness Of A "Black Rage" Defense, Melissa Speck Garth Jan 1995

Racial Attitude Priming And Effectiveness Of A "Black Rage" Defense, Melissa Speck Garth

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


From Critics To Casualties: The National Farmers Union And United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1953, Bruce Edward Field Jan 1994

From Critics To Casualties: The National Farmers Union And United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1953, Bruce Edward Field

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study chronicles the change in the foreign policy views of the National Farmers Union brought about by U.S. involvement in the Korean War. Abandoning its poignant criticisms of President Truman's earlier Cold War initiatives, the nation's foremost liberal agrarian organization embraced not only American actions in Korea but on a larger scale administration attempts to further what Henry Luce termed the "American Century." This policy reversal created a rift between the national organization and various state and regional branches. The Iowa and Northeastern divisions in particular objected to the shift as a surrender of principle and ...


Comprehension Of Miranda Rights By 14-18 Year Old African-American And Caucasian Males With And Without Learning Disabilities, Barbara Anne Zaremba Jan 1993

Comprehension Of Miranda Rights By 14-18 Year Old African-American And Caucasian Males With And Without Learning Disabilities, Barbara Anne Zaremba

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

According to a nationwide study completed by the National Center for State Courts in 1980, apprehended juveniles are usually notified of their Miranda rights at various times from the point of contact with the police through and including the adjudicatory hearing. If the juvenile desires to relinquish those rights, he/she is required to sign a document attesting to his/her understanding of and wish to waive those rights. This descretionery privilege places the juvenile on the same Constitutional footing as an adult.;The purpose of this study was to examine the comprehension of Miranda rights by a sample population ...


A Critique Of Hugo Grotius's "Introduction To The Jurisprudence Of Holland", Frank Gilbert Slinkard Jan 1992

A Critique Of Hugo Grotius's "Introduction To The Jurisprudence Of Holland", Frank Gilbert Slinkard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Changing Role Of Women In Ireland: A Political And Legal Perspective, Mary Kathryn Ayers Jan 1992

The Changing Role Of Women In Ireland: A Political And Legal Perspective, Mary Kathryn Ayers

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"For Thus His Neglect": Grand Jury Presentments For Failure To Attend Church, York County, Virginia, 1750-1775, Leslie Michelle Kesler Jan 1992

"For Thus His Neglect": Grand Jury Presentments For Failure To Attend Church, York County, Virginia, 1750-1775, Leslie Michelle Kesler

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Appellate Question: A Comparative Analysis Of Supreme Courts Of Appeal In Virginia And Louisiana, 1776-1840, Mark F. Fernandez Jan 1991

The Appellate Question: A Comparative Analysis Of Supreme Courts Of Appeal In Virginia And Louisiana, 1776-1840, Mark F. Fernandez

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation examines the processes that created supreme courts of appeal in Virginia and Louisiana and challenges the traditional view of Louisiana as an anomaly in the American judicial system. Comparison of the development of the Supreme Court of Louisiana to that of Virginia reveals important similarities in judicial practices and procedures, legal theory, and the role the courts played in the early political development of each state. In every area, the two states shared important intellectual and historical experiences.;In order to investigate the creation of these jurisdictions, this dissertation examines the political climate of both states; the background ...


Law And Women In The Seventeenth-Century Courts Of York County, Virginia, Linda Lee Sturtz Jan 1987

Law And Women In The Seventeenth-Century Courts Of York County, Virginia, Linda Lee Sturtz

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Anatomy Of A Law Practice: John Marshall At The Bar, The Early Years, 1780-1788, John Thomas Wren Jan 1985

Anatomy Of A Law Practice: John Marshall At The Bar, The Early Years, 1780-1788, John Thomas Wren

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Salem Witch Trials From A Legal Perspective: The Importance Of Spectral Evidence Reconsidered, Susan Kay Ocksreider Jan 1984

The Salem Witch Trials From A Legal Perspective: The Importance Of Spectral Evidence Reconsidered, Susan Kay Ocksreider

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Legal Aspects Of Probate Inventories With Examples From Writtle And Roxwell, Essex, England 1635-1749, Nancy E. Welch Jan 1982

Legal Aspects Of Probate Inventories With Examples From Writtle And Roxwell, Essex, England 1635-1749, Nancy E. Welch

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The North Carolina Bar, 1746--1776, William David Martin Jan 1982

The North Carolina Bar, 1746--1776, William David Martin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Trading With The Enemy: Legal Theory And The Civil War, Carole Johnson Breitenbach Jan 1980

Trading With The Enemy: Legal Theory And The Civil War, Carole Johnson Breitenbach

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Presentments Of The Grand Jury Of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1744-1770, Lawrence George Herman Jan 1976

Presentments Of The Grand Jury Of Northumberland County, Virginia, 1744-1770, Lawrence George Herman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


History Of The Courts Of Virginia From 1607 Up To The Present Time, Thomas William Gayle Jan 1927

History Of The Courts Of Virginia From 1607 Up To The Present Time, Thomas William Gayle

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.