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Reds Among The Cream And Crimson, Kelly Kish Jan 2019

Reds Among The Cream And Crimson, Kelly Kish

Historic Documents

What happened when three IU law professors were accused of harboring Communist sympathies in 1946.

Originally published in the publication 200 The Bicentennial Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2019.


Civil Liberties And The Dual Legacy Of The Founding, John W. Compton Feb 2018

Civil Liberties And The Dual Legacy Of The Founding, John W. Compton

Political Science Faculty Books and Book Chapters

"This chapter will argue that the framers’ dual legacy in the area of civil liberties has cast a long historical shadow. Since the early republic, Americans have invoked constitutional civil liberties provisions to challenge customary forms of authority. Yet establishing the abstract legitimacy of one's claim – that it comports with a particular conception of religious liberty or the freedom of speech, for example – has typically been insufficient to prevail in the courts."


Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin Jan 2018

Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers - Accession 1049, Dorothy Moser Medlin

Manuscript Collection

(The Dorothy Moser Medlin Papers are currently in processing.)

This collection contains most of the records of Dorothy Medlin’s work and correspondence and also includes reference materials, notes, microfilm, photographic negatives related both to her professional and personal life. Additions include a FLES Handbook, co-authored by Dorothy Medlin and a decorative mirror belonging to Dorothy Medlin.

Major series in this collection include: some original 18th century writings and ephemera and primary source material of André Morellet, extensive collection of secondary material on André Morellet's writings and translations, Winthrop related files, literary manuscripts and notes by Dorothy Medlin (1966-2011 ...


Report Of The Commission Of Inquiry Appointed To Enquire And Report On The Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Late Dr. Walter Rodney On Thirteenth Day Of June, One Thousand Nine Hundred And Eighty At Georgetown [Guyana], Report Issued February 8, 2016, The Commission Of Inquiry On The Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Late Dr. Walter Rodney On June 13, 1980 Feb 2016

Report Of The Commission Of Inquiry Appointed To Enquire And Report On The Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Late Dr. Walter Rodney On Thirteenth Day Of June, One Thousand Nine Hundred And Eighty At Georgetown [Guyana], Report Issued February 8, 2016, The Commission Of Inquiry On The Circumstances Surrounding The Death Of The Late Dr. Walter Rodney On June 13, 1980

The Commission of Inquiry on the Death of Walter Rodney

Dr. Walter Rodney (1942-1980) was a historian, scholar, educator, prolific author, Pan-Africanist, and political activist. He is recognized as one of the Caribbean’s most brilliant minds – his scholarly works and political activism engendered a new political consciousness. Walter Rodney is widely known for his seminal work, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, that established a new paradigm for understanding the enduring impact and legacy of colonialism on the development of African countries.

Between 1974 and 1980, Rodney emerged as a leading figure in the resistance movement against the increasingly authoritarian and repressive Guyana government led by Prime Minister Forbes Burnham. On ...


Are Hispanics Discriminated Against In The Us Criminal Justice System?, Maria A. Eijo De Tezanos Pinto Jan 2016

Are Hispanics Discriminated Against In The Us Criminal Justice System?, Maria A. Eijo De Tezanos Pinto

Graduate Research Posters

Recent publications have contributed to increase the perception among Hispanics of an unfair and unequal treatment of this community by the US Criminal Justice System. One of the major concerns was the claim that Hispanics are incarcerated before conviction nearly twice as often as Whites. Unfair treatment perception by the population reduces legitimacy of police and government, and thus, it is imperative to analyze these uninvestigated allegations. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to address said allegations of discrimination against Hispanics and analyze with updated and reliable statistics whether Hispanics are incarcerated before conviction more often than Whites. There ...


U.S. State Department International Law Internship And Employment Presentation And Discussion, Michael E. Thurston Famu Diplomat-In Residence Nov 2014

U.S. State Department International Law Internship And Employment Presentation And Discussion, Michael E. Thurston Famu Diplomat-In Residence

Environmental and Animal Law

The Center for International Law & Justice presents a discussion and presentation by Michael E. Thurston, a Senior Foreign Service officer, who is currently serving as Diplomat-in-Residence based at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee. Mr. Thurston has served in Afghanistan, Burma, various locations in Africa, Australia, Sri Lanka, and Mexico.


Off To The (Horse) Races: Media Coverage Of The "Not-So-Invisible" Invisible Primary Of 2007, Lori Cox Han Jan 2011

Off To The (Horse) Races: Media Coverage Of The "Not-So-Invisible" Invisible Primary Of 2007, Lori Cox Han

Political Science Faculty Books and Book Chapters

"While it may seem obvious to even the casual observer of U.S. politics how important news media coverage is for a presidential candidate in the heat of the primary or general election battle, it is the media attention garnered during the pre-nomination phase of the campaign that can play a crucial role in deciding if the candidate even makes it to the first nominating contest. Often referred to as the "invisible primary;' the pre-primary period for the 2008 election occurred earlier and lasted longer than in any previous campaign in modern American history...This chapter will consider two aspects ...


A Presidency Upstaged: The Public Leadership Of George Bush, Joseph V. Hughes Jr. And Holly O. Hughes, Lori Cox Han Jan 2011

A Presidency Upstaged: The Public Leadership Of George Bush, Joseph V. Hughes Jr. And Holly O. Hughes, Lori Cox Han

Political Science Faculty Books and Book Chapters

A president who distances himself from stagecraft will find himself upstaged. George H. W. Bush sought to “stay the course” in terms of policy while distancing himself from the public relations strategies employed during the administration of Ronald Reagan, his predecessor. But Bush discovered during his one-term presidency that a strategy of policy continuity coupled with mediocre communication skills “does not make for a strong public image as an effective and active leader in the White House", as author and scholar Lori Cox Han demonstrates in A Presidency Upstaged.

Incorporating extensive archival research from the George Bush Presidential Library at ...


Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, And The Maverick Tradition, Gary L. Rose Jan 2011

Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, And The Maverick Tradition, Gary L. Rose

Sacred Heart University Press Books

Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: History, Politics, and the Maverick Tradition is a case study of one of the most unique congressional districts in the United States. Located in Fairfield County, the fourth district is a bedroom community close to New York City. The district's close proximity to Wall Street, the tendency of the district's constituents to elect free-thinking congresspersons, and the wealth and celebrity status of many district residents have resulted in a setting which can be described as an anomaly in the larger context of congressional politics. Contents: Introduction -- Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District: geography and ...


What Are You Afraid Of?, Rebecca Minton, Linnea Christine Kennedy, Chapman University, Candy Rodriguez, Rachael Bridgens, Chelsey Coleman, Krista Xvx, Leticia Dessire Mayorga, Stephanie Bovis, Lorene Spiller Gambill Jan 2010

What Are You Afraid Of?, Rebecca Minton, Linnea Christine Kennedy, Chapman University, Candy Rodriguez, Rachael Bridgens, Chelsey Coleman, Krista Xvx, Leticia Dessire Mayorga, Stephanie Bovis, Lorene Spiller Gambill

Women’s Studies, Feminist Zine Archive

Writings and art about self-care, the judicial system, Adrienne Rich, the portrayal of women in advertising, Andrea Dowrkin, sex roles and pornography, rape culture, Rita Gross, human trafficking, welfare, contraception, Margaret Sanger, The Vagina Monologues, Guerilla Girls, feminism and religion, Sandra Harding, tenure at Chapman based on gender, and Delores Huerta.


Clark Memorandum: Fall 2009, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Byu Law School Alumni Association, J. Reuben Clark Law School Nov 2009

Clark Memorandum: Fall 2009, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Byu Law School Alumni Association, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Kenneth W. Starr: A Biography, Ronald D. Rotunda Jan 2009

Kenneth W. Starr: A Biography, Ronald D. Rotunda

Law Faculty Books and Book Chapters

A biography of Kenneth Starr, American lawyer and judge best known for his controversial report that led to the impeachment of President Clinton.


Connecticut Government And Politics: An Introduction, Gary L. Rose Jan 2007

Connecticut Government And Politics: An Introduction, Gary L. Rose

Sacred Heart University Press Books

Connecticut Government and Politics: An Introduction is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the author’s book, Connecticut Government at the Millennium (Sacred Heart University Press, 2001). Like the first edition, it is intended to introduce students and general readers to the historical development and current operation of Connecticut’s political system. Individual chapters explore constitutional history in “The Constitution State,” the transformation of Connecticut politics, the various mechanisms through which citizens can participate in political affairs, the structure and powers of the three branches of government, and the pivotal role of the mass media, newspapers in particular, in ...


Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization In Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems, Errol E. Meidinger Jan 2007

Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization In Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems, Errol E. Meidinger

Contributions to Books

Published as Chapter 7 in Law and Legalization in Transnational Relations, Christian Brütsch & Dirk Lehmkuhl, eds.

This paper analyzes several emerging transnational regulatory systems that engage, but are not centered on state legal systems. Driven primarily by civil society organizations, the new regulatory systems use conventional technical standard setting and certification techniques to establish market-leveraged, social and environmental regulatory programs. These programs resemble state regulatory programs in many important respects, and are increasingly legalized. Individual sectors generally have multiple regulatory programs that compete with, but also mimic and reinforce each other. While forestry is the most developed example, similar patterns ...


The President Over The Public: The Plebiscitary Presidency At Center Stage, Lori Cox Han Jan 2006

The President Over The Public: The Plebiscitary Presidency At Center Stage, Lori Cox Han

Political Science Faculty Books and Book Chapters

"In this chapter, I will address the question of the usefulness of the public presidency in the current political environment (that is, can a president’s communication strategy make a difference in terms of what he achieves), as well as the constitutional danger, if any, posed by a president’s attempt at public leadership. Has the public presidency, and its focus on the public aspects of the office, thrown the constitutional balance of power between the three branches out of balance? Does the president really gain political power within the constitutional framework of our government if he is a skilled ...


Clark Memorandum: Fall 1999, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Oct 1999

Clark Memorandum: Fall 1999, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Clark Memorandum: Spring/Summer 1998, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Apr 1998

Clark Memorandum: Spring/Summer 1998, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Equal Justice Volume 2 No. 1, Political Science/Pre-Law Association Of Touro College Oct 1997

Equal Justice Volume 2 No. 1, Political Science/Pre-Law Association Of Touro College

Yearbooks and Newsletters

"News as it was meant to be." A Publication of the Political Science/Pre-Law Association of Touro College.


Clark Memorandum: Fall 1994, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Oct 1994

Clark Memorandum: Fall 1994, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Clark Memorandum: Fall 1991, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Oct 1991

Clark Memorandum: Fall 1991, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


Clark Memorandum: Spring 1991, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School Apr 1991

Clark Memorandum: Spring 1991, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School

The Clark Memorandum


National Organization For Women (Now) South Carolina Records - Accession 142, National Organization For Women, South Carolina Jan 1980

National Organization For Women (Now) South Carolina Records - Accession 142, National Organization For Women, South Carolina

Manuscript Collection

The National Organization for Women (NOW) South Carolina Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, agenda notes, financial records, newsletters, pamphlets and brochures, flyers, handbooks, newspaper clippings, and a tape recording relating to the organization's work to improve the status and life of South Carolina Women and their efforts toward the state ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) , the 1984 Mondale-Ferraro campaign, and other issues concerning the women of South Carolina. Also contains information on the National and Southeast Region NOW organizations.


J. Reuben Clark Memo: Spring 1979, Brigham Young University School Of Law Apr 1979

Dianne Feinstein To Jimmy Carter, 31 January 1979, Dianne Feinstein Jan 1979

Dianne Feinstein To Jimmy Carter, 31 January 1979, Dianne Feinstein

Mayor Moscone

Letter asking the President to support gun control


State Plans Inventory, Maine State Planning Office Dec 1978

State Plans Inventory, Maine State Planning Office

Maine Collection

State Plans Inventory

Maine State Planning Office, Comprehensive Planning Assistance Divsion

Augusta, Maine (December, 1978).

"The preparation of this report was financially aided by a 701 Comprehensive Planning Assistance grant fro the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development."

Contents: Letter of Transmittal / Introduction / State Plans Inventory / Indices of State Plans / Tables



Dan White To George Agnost, 22 November 1978, Dan White Nov 1978

Dan White To George Agnost, 22 November 1978, Dan White

Mayor Moscone

Letter claiming that he, Dan White, did not really resign


Samuel Brooks Mendenhall Papers - Accession 115, Samuel Brooks Mendenhall Jan 1977

Samuel Brooks Mendenhall Papers - Accession 115, Samuel Brooks Mendenhall

Manuscript Collection

The Samuel Brooks Mendenhall Papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, studies, newspaper clippings and other records, mainly relating to York County SC affairs. Subjects include public education, health, appropriations, legislation, taxes, home rule, Rock Hill history, South Carolina politics and government, York County SC economic conditions, York County Nature Museum, York County SC history, York General Hospital, Winthrop coeducation. Correspondents include Strom Thurmond, Ernest F. Hollings, Thomas S. Gettys, Kenneth L. Holland, Solomon Blatt, Frank Thornton, James Ellison, and Jessie T. Anderson.


Robert Lawrence Mcfadden Papers - Accession 58, Robert Lawrence Mcfadden Jan 1976

Robert Lawrence Mcfadden Papers - Accession 58, Robert Lawrence Mcfadden

Manuscript Collection

The Robert Lawrence McFadden Papers consist of minutes, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and financial records, relating to a wide range of topics and organizations, both at the state and York County level; including the York County Nature Museum, alcohol and drug abuse, the Catawba Regional Planning Council, the death penalty, public education, social services, Winthrop College and York Technical College, Catawba, South Carolina, Clover, South Carolina, Congaree Swamp, consumer protections, health care, Henry’s Knob, insurance, Jaycee Boys Home, judicial reform, dairy industry, Gov. John C. West, taxes, York County landfills, South Carolina wildlife, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), Fort Mill ...


Western Regional Offices Of The Law Students, George Moscone May 1975

Western Regional Offices Of The Law Students, George Moscone

Senator Moscone

Moscone's statement endorsing a progressive law student organization


Marijuana Laws, George Moscone Dec 1973

Marijuana Laws, George Moscone

Senator Moscone

Moscone's statement on decriminalizing marijuana