- THE EXTRATERRITORIAL CONSTITUTION AND THE RULE OF LAW. Martinez, Jenny S. // Constitutional Commentary;Winter2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p527
Amendment: When acting outside the sovereign territory of the United States, the U.S. government, its officials, employees, and agents shall not deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. The federal courts shall have jurisdiction to enforce this provision.
- Religion and the Pathologization of Fandom: Religion, Reason, and Controversy in My Little Pony Fandom. Crome, Andrew // Journal of Religion & Popular Culture;Summer2015, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p130
Popular media and academic studies have often compared media fandom to a form of secularized religion, suggesting excessive and irrational involvement. Fans respond to this charge by emphasizing rational elements of their fandom and the imagined worlds they explore. This article examines fan...
- American Indian Tribal Courts: Separate? "Yes," Equal? "Probably Not". Brakel, Samuel J. // American Bar Association Journal;Aug76, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p1002
Examines the scope of the jurisdiction of American Indian tribal courts. Locations of tribal courts; Applicable law in tribal courts; Barriers to practice in tribal courts; Origins of tribal courts; Arguments over the existence and perpetuation of a separate and autonomous tribal court system...
- GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Cameroon;Jan2008, p1
The article presents information on the government and political conditions in Cameroon. The 1996 reform of the 1972 constitution empowers the president to name and dismiss cabinet dominated by the executive. The judiciary is subordinate to the executive branch's Ministry of Justice. Despite the...
- 5 Religion, Spirituality and Secularism. Arya, Rina // Year's Work in Critical & Cultural Theory;Jan2014, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p83
This chapter responds to a range of contemporary debates in the field of religion, spirituality and secularism in books published between 2011 and 2012, it is divided into five sections: 1. Introduction; 2. Secularism; 3. Religion, Media and Culture; 4. Religion and Popular Culture; 5. Religion...
- QUESTIONING THE U.S. SUPREME COURT'S LEGALISTIC QUALIFIED IMMUNITY APPROACH AND SUGGESTIONS FOR A BETTER APPROACH. Weems, Robert // South Carolina Law Review;Winter2014, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p543
The article reports the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in cases 'Plumhoff v. Rickard' and 'Brosseau v. Haugen' concerning the Court's qualified immunity jurisprudence. Topics discussed include liability of low-level officers; the court' methodology for evaluating the liability of individual;...
- Crime and Agenda-Setting, 1988 - 1995: The Relationships Among the President, the Press, and the Public. Jablonski, Patrick M.; Gonzenbach, William J. // World Communication;Fall96, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p157
Focuses on the views of the mass media, the president and the public on various crime issues in the U.S. Factors influencing the rise of the crime rate in the area; Concerns of the government officials on public safety; Role of the press in solving several social problems.
- 3 finalists for film office. // Crain's New York Business;2/28/94, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the candidates who would run the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting. Film and television industry's opposition to nominees.
- IMAGE OF GOD RELIGIOUS IDEOLOGY AND INVOLVEMENT: A PARTIAL TEST OF HILL'S SOUTHERN CULTURE-RELIGION THESIS. Nelsen, Hart M.; Waldron, Thomas W.; Stewart, Karen // Review of Religious Research;Fall73, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p37
A trait of southern religion identified by Hill is its close relationship with southern secular culture. The religious factor in the South is filtered through cultural experience. Various observers have noted the conservative religious ideology found in the South; and researchers have linked the...