WASHINGTON STATE'S INITIATIVE 937 AND THE ENVIRONMENT: THE EMERGING IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS MOVEMENTS ON NATIONAL POLICY
- The nuclear controversy and the limitations of decision-making by experts. Holdren, John P. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1976, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses the controversies over nuclear policies and the limitations of experts' decisions. This paper features the California Nuclear Safeguards Initiative and the proposals that have been created for the assessment of commercial nuclear power in the area. The conditions were...
- BRUSSELS DIARY: Dutch defeatism. Pis, Manneken // Prospect;Jul2005, Issue 112, p53
Looks into the Dutch referendum campaign in Europe.
- Introduction: A Special Section on Self-Determination and the Use of Referendums: Catalonia, Quebec and Scotland. Guibernau, Montserrat; Rocher, François; Adam, Elisenda // International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society;Mar2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented which discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the importance of referenda in the furthering of democracy, the use of referendums in Catalonia, Quebec and Scotland, and referenda in establishing the strength of claims for self-determination.
- Post-Referendum Squabbles. Gaube, Ales // Transitions Online;4/19/2004, pN.PAG
Reports on a referendum on April 4, 2004 in Slovenia concerning the technicalities bill which will restore the residency rights of a number of Slovenian residents who were unlawfully erased from the population registry in 1992. Percentage of Slovenians who opposed the implementation of the...
- The right of the legislative initiative in regional legislative process: essence, problems, proposals. Leonenko, N. T. // Russian Juridical Journal / Rossijskij Juridiceskij Zurnal;Sep2011, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p217
This article considers the essence of the right of legislative initiative, the forms of its realization in regional legislative process. The reasonability and validity of providing of one or another subjects with such right and their status are analyzed. The proposals directed on improving of...
- Common law and constitutionalism in the abortion case. Stoner Jr., James R. // Review of Politics;Summer93, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p421
Discusses the attempts to recover the legal status of tradition in constitutional interpretation. The 1992 Supreme Court decision on abortion case, `Planned Parenthood versus Casey'; Reaffirmation of `Roe versus Wade'; Contribution of the common law elements of American constitutionalism;...
- Don't mock Earth Day by weakening laws that protect air, land, water. Adams, John H. // Christian Science Monitor;3/27/95, Vol. 87 Issue 83, p19
Opinion. Analyzes the impact of doing away with environmental laws as part of the Contract with America. Reactions to the House bill preventing the enforcement of environmental laws.
- How a mandate came from hell: the makings of the Federal Employee Trip Reduction Plan Oren, Craig N. // Environmental Law (00462276);Summer1998, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p267
In 1995, Congress voted unanimously to repeal the federal employee trip reduction program, a controversial provision of the Clean Air Actthat it had enacted just five years earlier. Me trip reduction program mandated that major employers persuade their employees to commute to work by means other...
- THE SCOPE OF THE INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM IN CALIFORNIA. Greenberg, Donald S. // California Law Review;Oct66, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p1717
Discusses the scope of the initiative and referendum in California. Constitutional framework; Prior-to-enactment determination of validity; Exclusive delegation; Administrative-legislative distinction; Judicial review of urgency declarations.