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  1. Congress and the Constitution
    For more than a decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has turned a skeptical eye toward Congress. Distrustful of Congress’s capacity to respect constitutional boundaries, the Court has recently overturned federal legislation at... Learn More
    Published: 18th July 2005
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  2. The Constitution in Wartime
    Most recent discussion of the United States Constitution and war—both the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq—has been dominated by two diametrically opposed views: the alarmism of those who see many current policies... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2005
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  3. From the Grassroots to the Supreme Court
    Perhaps more than any other Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, the 1954 decision declaring the segregation of public schools unconstitutional, highlighted both the possibilities and the limitations of American... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 2004
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  4. A Year at the Supreme Court
    The United States Supreme Court’s 2002–03 term confounded Court watchers. The same Rehnquist Court that many had seen as solidly conservative and unduly activist—the Court that helped decide the 2000 presidential... Learn More
    Published: 13th October 2004
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  5. Constitutional Deliberation in Congress
    In Constitutional Deliberation in Congress J. Mitchell Pickerill analyzes the impact of the Supreme Court’s constitutional decisions on Congressional debates and statutory language. Based on a thorough examination of how... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2004
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  6. The Militia and the Right to Arms, or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent
    "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."—Amendment II, United States ConstitutionThe Second Amendment is... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2003
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  7. Beyond Repair?
    Can the death penalty be administered in a just way—without executing the innocent, without regard to race, and without arbitrariness? How does capital punishment in the United States fit with international human rights... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 2002
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  8. Only One Place of Redress
    In Only One Place of Redress David E. Bernstein offers a bold reinterpretation of American legal history: he argues that American labor and occupational laws, enacted by state and federal governments after the Civil War and into... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2001
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  9. The Federal Appointments Process
    Although the federal appointment of U.S. judges and executive branch officers has consistently engendered controversy, previous studies of the process have been limited to particular dramatic conflicts and have tended to view... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2001
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  10. Free Speech,  The People's Darling Privilege
    Modern ideas about the protection of free speech in the United States did not originate in twentieth-century Supreme Court cases, as many have thought. Free Speech, “The People’s Darling Privilege” refutes this... Learn More
    Published: 17th November 2000
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  11. Against the Law

    Against the Law

    Written by Pierre Schlag, Paul F. Campos and Steven D. Smith

    Series Constitutional Conflicts

    Duke University Press Books

    A fundamental critique of American law and legal thought, Against the Law consists of a series of essays written from three different perspectives that coalesce into a deep criticism of contemporary legal culture. Paul F. Campos,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1996
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  12. Against the Law

    Against the Law

    Written by Pierre Schlag, Paul F. Campos and Steven D. Smith

    Series Constitutional Conflicts

    Duke University Press Books

    A fundamental critique of American law and legal thought, Against the Law consists of a series of essays written from three different perspectives that coalesce into a deep criticism of contemporary legal culture. Paul F. Campos,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1996
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  13. Violence As Obscenity
    This timely and accessible volume takes a fresh approach to a question of increasing public concern: whether or not the federal government should regulate media violence. In Violence as Obscenity, Kevin W. Saunders boldly calls... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 1996
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  14. A Year in the Life of the Supreme Court
    Despite its importance to the life of the nation and all its citizens, the Supreme Court remains a mystery to most Americans, its workings widely felt but rarely seen firsthand. In this book, journalists who cover the Court—acting... Learn More
    Published: 28th July 1995
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  15. A Year in the Life of the Supreme Court
    Despite its importance to the life of the nation and all its citizens, the Supreme Court remains a mystery to most Americans, its workings widely felt but rarely seen firsthand. In this book, journalists who cover the Court—acting... Learn More
    Published: 28th July 1995
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  16. Progressive Constitutionalism
    The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees all citizens equal protection under the law as well as immunity from laws that deprive them of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. In Progressive Constitutionalism, Robin... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 1994
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