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Quién Responde? Las Sanciones A Las Organizaciones Políticas Y Sus Directivos, Juan F. Jaramillo, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo Oct 2010

Quién Responde? Las Sanciones A Las Organizaciones Políticas Y Sus Directivos, Juan F. Jaramillo, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

No abstract provided.


Estado Alterado. Clientelismo, Mafias Y Debilidad Institucional En Colombia, Mauricio García-Villegas, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo Sep 2010

Estado Alterado. Clientelismo, Mafias Y Debilidad Institucional En Colombia, Mauricio García-Villegas, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

Javier Revelo-Rebolledo

This book makes an attempt to articulate a comprehensive vision, not only social and political of the paramilitary phenomenon, but also institutional and legal of the institutional weaknesses underlying the Colombian state capture by the mafias and political actors. Articulating these dimensions allows us to understand better the risks of our political regime, and develop social and institutional proposals that can help address them.


La Organización Electoral En Colombia, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo, Mauricio García-Villegas Aug 2010

La Organización Electoral En Colombia, Javier Revelo-Rebolledo, Mauricio García-Villegas

Javier E Revelo-Rebolledo

No abstract provided.


The Dignity Of Voters—A Dissent, James A. Gardner Jan 2010

The Dignity Of Voters—A Dissent, James A. Gardner

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Since the waning days of the Burger Court, the federal judiciary has developed a generally well-deserved reputation for hostility to constitutional claims of individual right. In the field of democratic process, however, the Supreme Court has not only affirmed and expanded the applications of previously recognized rights, but has also regularly recognized new individual rights and deployed them with considerable vigor. The latest manifestation of this trend appears to be the emergence of a new species of vote dilution claim that recognizes a constitutionally grounded right against having one’s vote “cancelled out” by fraud or error in the casting ...


Anti-Regulatory Absolutism In The Campaign Arena: Citizens United And The Implied Slippery Slope, James A. Gardner Jan 2010

Anti-Regulatory Absolutism In The Campaign Arena: Citizens United And The Implied Slippery Slope, James A. Gardner

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Perhaps the most striking feature of the Supreme Court’s constitutional campaign jurisprudence is its longstanding, profound hostility to virtually any government regulation whatsoever of campaign speech and spending. Such an approach is highly unusual in constitutional law, which typically tolerates at least some level of regulatory intervention even with respect to strongly protected rights. The Court’s behavior in this respect is consistent with – and, I argue, is best understood as – the kind of behavior in which a court engages when it fears a slide down a slippery slope. But what lies at the bottom of the slope? And ...