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  1. Regulation of Speech in Multicultural Societies

    Edited by Marcel Maussen, Ralph Grillo

    Series: Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies

    This book focuses on the way in which public debate and legal practice intersect when it comes to the value of free speech and the need to regulate "offensive", "blasphemous" or "hate" speech, especially, though not exclusively where such speech is thought to be offensive to members of ethnic and...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    Series: Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Supreme Court in a Separation of Powers System

    The Nation's Balance Wheel

    By Richard Pacelle

    The U.S. Supreme Court is not a unitary actor and it does not function in a vacuum. It is part of an integrated political system in which its decisions and doctrine must be viewed in a broader context. In some areas, the Court is the lead policy maker. In other areas, the Court fills in the gaps of...

    Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions

    By Ryan Malphurs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Citizen’s Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics

    By Morgan Marietta

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. New Directions in Judicial Politics

    Edited by Kevin T. McGuire

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    With its often vague legal concepts and institutions that operate according to unfamiliar procedures, judicial decision-making is, in many respects, a highly enigmatic process. New Directions in Judicial Politics seeks to demystify the courts, offering readers the insights of empirical research to...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Supreme Court in American Society Reader

    Equal Justice Under Law

    Edited by Kermit L. Hall

    The Supreme Court in American Society serves as a powerful reminder of how important the Court has been to American life, how central a role it has played in interpreting the rule of law against a constantly evolving social order, and how much it has mirrored the controversies, debates, and...

    Published December 18th 2000 by Routledge

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