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Speech Or Debate Clause Jan 1991

Speech Or Debate Clause

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Comptroller And Attorney-General Jan 1991

Comptroller And Attorney-General

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Separation Of Powers Jan 1991

Separation Of Powers

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of A Mentally Ill Individual's Right To Refuse Medication Under The United States And The New York State Constitutions, William M. Brooks Jan 1991

A Comparison Of A Mentally Ill Individual's Right To Refuse Medication Under The United States And The New York State Constitutions, William M. Brooks

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Validity Of New York State Ethics Commission Rule 932.2 Barring Public Officers From Holding Political Party Office, William Josephson, Beverly Jean Ross Jan 1991

Validity Of New York State Ethics Commission Rule 932.2 Barring Public Officers From Holding Political Party Office, William Josephson, Beverly Jean Ross

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


New York State Bar Association Committee On State Constitution: Summary Of 1990 Activities Jan 1991

New York State Bar Association Committee On State Constitution: Summary Of 1990 Activities

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Equal Protection Jan 1991

Equal Protection

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Prohibition Against Use Of State Money For Private Undertaking Jan 1991

Prohibition Against Use Of State Money For Private Undertaking

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Separation Of Powers Jan 1991

Separation Of Powers

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Trial By Jury Jan 1991

Trial By Jury

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Felony Murder And Child Abuse: A Proposal For The New York Legislature, Barry Bendetowies Jan 1991

Felony Murder And Child Abuse: A Proposal For The New York Legislature, Barry Bendetowies

Fordham Urban Law Journal

"Lisa Steinberg's head was hit so hard her injuries matched those of a person who had fallen out of a three-story window. Over the course of three months, investigators believed that Jessica Cortez was beaten numerous times with fists, a ruler, and a belt by her mother's companion who, in addition, sexually abused her. Lisa and Jessica are only two of the many New York City children who have died as a result of child abuse in recent years; at least 126 other children died at the hands of abusive adults in 1988 alone. This alarming and ever ...


The Rehnquist Court, Statutory Interpretation, Inertial Burdens, And A Misleading Version Of Democracy, Jeffrey W. Stempel Jan 1991

The Rehnquist Court, Statutory Interpretation, Inertial Burdens, And A Misleading Version Of Democracy, Jeffrey W. Stempel

Scholarly Works

No one theory or school of thought consistently dominates judicial application of statutes, but the basic methodology employed by courts seems well-established if not always well-defined. Most mainstream judges and lawyers faced with a statutory construction task will look at (although with varying emphasis) the text of the statute, the legislative history of the provision, the context of the enactment, evident congressional purpose, and applicable agency interpretations, often employing the canons of construction for assistance. Although orthodox judicial thought suggests that the judge's role is confined to discerning textual meaning or directives of the enacting legislature, courts also often ...