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The Federal Courts And Constitutional Interpretation: A Second Amendment Case Study, Mark Kemper Dec 2008

The Federal Courts And Constitutional Interpretation: A Second Amendment Case Study, Mark Kemper

Bridgewater Review

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Cultural Commentary: Race And The Race, William C. Levin Dec 2008

Cultural Commentary: Race And The Race, William C. Levin

Bridgewater Review

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Can Public Debt Enhance Democracy?, Clayton P. Gillette Dec 2008

Can Public Debt Enhance Democracy?, Clayton P. Gillette

William & Mary Law Review

This Essay draws on historical and current examples to examine the extent to which public creditors can enhance democracy by monitoring public officials in a manner that compensates for the failures of the government debtor's constituents to monitor public officials. Creditors and constituents may share significant interests, depending on the structure of security arrangements for public debt and the identity of the debtors. Where interests overlap, the capacity of creditors to overcome collective action problems suffered by constituents may transform creditors into surrogates for constituents. Whether creditors are willing to play this role, however, may depend on the existence ...


Editor's Notebook: A Politcal Reality Check, Michael Kryzanek Jun 2008

Editor's Notebook: A Politcal Reality Check, Michael Kryzanek

Bridgewater Review

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Actor Preference And The Implementation Of Ins V. Chadha, Darren A. Wheeler May 2008

Actor Preference And The Implementation Of Ins V. Chadha, Darren A. Wheeler

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law

No abstract provided.


Politics - To Engage Or Not To Engage? Seeking A Biblical Perspective, John Wesley Taylor V Jan 2008

Politics - To Engage Or Not To Engage? Seeking A Biblical Perspective, John Wesley Taylor V

Journal of the Adventist Theological Society

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“These Very Impelling Reasons Against My Running”: Maine Women And Politics, Mary Cathcart Jan 2008

“These Very Impelling Reasons Against My Running”: Maine Women And Politics, Mary Cathcart

Maine Policy Review

In the Margaret Chase Smith Essay Mary Cathcart reflects on women in politics and describes her own trajectory in coming to serve in the Maine House of Representatives and the Maine Senate. She discusses the upcoming (2009) launch of the Maine NEW Leadership program at the University of Maine, a national education program for college women


The Boundaries Of The Role Of Women In Political Life, Erin Flynn Jan 2008

The Boundaries Of The Role Of Women In Political Life, Erin Flynn

Maine Policy Review

Each year, the Margaret Chase Smith Library sponsors an essay contest for Maine high school seniors. We feature here Erin Flynn’s 2008 first place prize-winning essay. Students were asked to assess whether the ideals of the 19th Amendment, granting voting rights to women, have been fulfilled and to discuss the social and cultural barriers remaining for women to overcome in the pursuit of political power, long after legal barriers to equal participation have been removed.