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Factionalism In The Democratic Party 1936-1964, Seth Manning Jun 1997

Factionalism In The Democratic Party 1936-1964, Seth Manning

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The period of 1936-1964 in the Democratic Party was one of intense factional conflict between the rising Northern liberals, buoyed by FDR’s presidency, and the Southern conservatives who had dominated the party for a half-century. Intertwined prominently with the struggle for civil rights, this period illustrates the complex battles that held the fate of other issues such as labor, foreign policy, and economic ideology in the balance. This thesis aims to explain how and why the Northern liberal faction came to defeat the Southern conservatives in the Democratic Party through a multi-faceted approach examining organizations, strategy, arenas of competition ...


Itinerary: Presidential Inauguration Itinerary For Dr. Johnson & Dr. Saffy Jan 1997

Itinerary: Presidential Inauguration Itinerary For Dr. Johnson & Dr. Saffy

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

January 17 – 21, 1997 itinerary for Dr. Grady Johnson & Dr. Edna L. Saffy for the second inauguration of Bill Clinton from Jacksonville, FL to Washington National.


Fax: January 3, 1997 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – Gingrich Ethics Violation Jan 1997

Fax: January 3, 1997 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee – Gingrich Ethics Violation

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

A fax sent to Dr. Edna L. Saffy from Martin Frost, Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The fax outlines the talking points in the Ethics Committee’s investigation of House Speaker Newt Gingrich.


Relativism, Reflective Equilibrium, And Justice, Justin Schwartz Jan 1997

Relativism, Reflective Equilibrium, And Justice, Justin Schwartz

Justin Schwartz

THIS PAPER IS THE CO-WINNER OF THE FRED BERGER PRIZE IN PHILOSOPHY OF LAW FOR THE 1999 AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE BEST PUBLISHED PAPER IN THE PREVIOUS TWO YEARS.

The conflict between liberal legal theory and critical legal studies (CLS) is often framed as a matter of whether there is a theory of justice that the law should embody which all rational people could or must accept. In a divided society, the CLS critique of this view is overwhelming: there is no such justice that can command universal assent. But the liberal critique of CLS, that it degenerates into ...