The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Interpreting the Pennsylvania Uniformity Clause
- THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION IN JUVENILE DETENTION UNDER STATE CONSTITUTIONS. Twomey, Katherine // Virginia Law Review;May2008, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p765
The article discusses the study concerning the right to education in juvenile detention under U.S. state constitutions. It explores an overview of the Juvenile Justice System, the federal constitutional challenges, and the state constitutional challenges. It argues that children in juvenile...
- UNLIMITED GOVERNMENT. DeMuth, Christopher // American Enterprise;Jan2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p18
The article reflects on the decline of the principle of limited government in the U.S. The author emphasizes the failure of the Supreme Court to enforce Constitutional limits on the activities of the government. The practices that are unconstitutional are hardly questioned include taxation and...
- THE LOST AMENDMENT. Zagarri, Rosemarie // New Republic;2/2/87, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p13
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the salary plan of federal officials in the U.S. Concerns regarding rights of the Congress to vote for its own pay raises; Impact of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution on pay raises; Demand of several states preventing raises from going into effect;...
- The U.S. government and how it works. // World Almanac for Kids;1996, p216
Presents detailed information about the federal government of the United States. The Constitution as the foundation of the government; Parts of the Constitution including the Preamble and the articles; Branches of government set up in the first three articles of the Constitution; Important...
- Constitutional architecture. Baker Jr., John S. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter93, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p59
Focuses on the discussion of the American constitution in the document known as `The Federalist Papers,' by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay. Protection of liberty in terms of structured government institutions; Role played by the book in the ratification of the constitution;...
- Liberty and constitutional architecture: The rights-structure paradigm. Miller, Geoffrey P. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Winter93, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p87
Focuses on the questions of constitutional architecture related to the separation of powers and federalism in the United States Constitution. Rights-structure paradigm; Impact of rights on structure; Impact of structure on rights; Efforts to create a unified theory.
- We Dared to Lead. Brown, Bryan // Junior Scholastic;9/7/2009, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p12
The article offers information on the birth of the U.S. Constitution after a dismal failure of federal government agreement called the Articles of Confederation in the country.
- The Puzzling Persistence of Process-Based Federalism Theories. Prakash, Saikrishna B.; Yoo, John C. // Texas Law Review;May2001, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p1459
Demonstrates that the theory that the political safeguards may substitute for judicial review cannot comport with the text, structure or original understanding of the United States Constitution. Errors of constitutional structure; Complaints about the judicial review; Original understanding of...
- Checkmate. KUCHAR, FRANK // Ellis County Press;1/14/2016, Vol. 24 Issue 41, p3
The author discusses how constitution structures the republic by the concept of federalism in the U.S. and compare it with the game of chess.