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"The Amish" "Roger Williams" "Shakers", Brian Glenn Dec 2002

"The Amish" "Roger Williams" "Shakers", Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


Risk, Insurance, And The Changing Nature Of Mutual Obligation, Brian Glenn Dec 2002

Risk, Insurance, And The Changing Nature Of Mutual Obligation, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


The Secession Reference And The Limits Of Law, Richard Kay Dec 2002

The Secession Reference And The Limits Of Law, Richard Kay

Richard Kay

When the Supreme Court of Canada issued its judgment on the legality of "unilateral" Quebec secession in August 1998 many Canadians did not know what to make of it. The Court held that the only lawful way in which Quebec might depart the Canadian federation was through one of the amendment mechanisms provided in the Constitution Act 1982. It thus affirmed that Quebec could not secede without the agreement of at least the Houses of the federal Parliament and some number of provincial legislative assemblies. Prime Minister Chretien declared the next day that the judgement was a "victory for all ...


The Varied And Abundant Progeny Of Marc Galanter's 'Why The "Haves" Come Out Ahead", Brian Glenn Dec 2002

The Varied And Abundant Progeny Of Marc Galanter's 'Why The "Haves" Come Out Ahead", Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


The Participation Of Subnational Units In The Foreign Policy Of The Federation, Beat Habegger Dec 2002

The Participation Of Subnational Units In The Foreign Policy Of The Federation, Beat Habegger

Beat Habegger

No abstract provided.


State Laws And The Independent Judiciary: An Analysis Of The Effects Of The Seventeenth Amendment On The Number Of Supreme Court Cases Holding State Laws Unconstitutional, Donald J. Kochan Dec 2002

State Laws And The Independent Judiciary: An Analysis Of The Effects Of The Seventeenth Amendment On The Number Of Supreme Court Cases Holding State Laws Unconstitutional, Donald J. Kochan

Donald J. Kochan

In recent years, the Seventeenth Amendment has been the subject of legal scholarship, congressional hearings and debate, Supreme Court opinions, popular press articles and commentary, state legislative efforts aimed at repeal, and activist repeal movements. To date, the literature on the effects of the Seventeenth Amendment has focused almost exclusively on the effects on the political production of legislation and competition between legislative bodies. Very little attention has been given to the potential adverse effects of the Seventeenth Amendment on the relationship between state legislatures and the federal courts. This Article seeks to fill part of that literature gap, applying ...