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Equal Protection Jan 1993

Equal Protection

Touro Law Review

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Legislative Powers Jan 1993

Legislative Powers

Touro Law Review

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Trial By Jury Jan 1993

Trial By Jury

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Double Jeopardy Jan 1993

Double Jeopardy

Touro Law Review

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Supreme Court Jurisdiction Jan 1993

Supreme Court Jurisdiction

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Trial By Jury Jan 1993

Trial By Jury

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Trial By Jury Jan 1993

Trial By Jury

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Congressional Reform: Can Term Limitations Close The Door On Political Careerism., Julia C. Wommack Jan 1993

Congressional Reform: Can Term Limitations Close The Door On Political Careerism., Julia C. Wommack

St. Mary's Law Journal

Addressing Congressional woes requires reform. Entrenched incumbency is a detriment to the legislative system. Although the enactment of initiatives restricting Congressional terms limits signal voters agree, better alternatives exist. The only prerequisites found in the Constitution for serving in Congress are age, residency, and citizenship. While the twenty-second amendment proscribes the presidential office limit maximum as two terms, no such limitations exist for a congressman or congresswoman. Sitting incumbents have substantial advantages over their challengers. Incumbents success ratio exceeds 80% in Senate races and is approximately 90% for elections in the House of Representatives. Congressional term limitations attempt to eliminate …


Conservatism And The Rehnquist Court, David F. Forte Jan 1993

Conservatism And The Rehnquist Court, David F. Forte

Law Faculty Articles and Essays

Now that the Supreme Court has been overwhelmingly staffed by appointees of Republican Presidents, we can ask: To what extent have they been faithful to the original version of the Constitution as articulated during its early years? How have they revivified the structural protections? How have they communicated an ethical sense of their own role in the structure? The answer, unfortunately, is that the record remains disappointing.