Lincoln, Nietzsche, and the Constitution
- A Timeline of Children's Rights. Ranck, Edna Runnels // Exchange (19460406);Jul/Aug2013, Issue 212, p2
A timeline is presented with information on children's rights in the U.S. from 1646-2012, covering topics such as punishment for rebellious children in the Massachusetts Colony, the creation of juvenile courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court case of Brown v. Board of Education on segregation in schools.
- BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION AND ATTACKS ON TH COURTS. Brandenburg, Bert // Brief;Winter2008, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p66
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954 and its effect on the U.S. judiciary system. The case and the issue of integrated education is compared to the decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that homosexuals ought to be allowed to marry....
- Know Your Supreme Court. Gershenson, Gabriella // Scholastic Scope;1/9/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p18
The article presents information on the Supreme Court of the United States. It informs that Article III of the Constitution established Supreme Court as the highest, most potent court in the nation. Cases challenging some laws passed by Congress and the states are heard by the Court, and the...
- DEMOCRACY -ASSISTING JUDICIAL REVIEW AND THE CHALLENGE OF PARTISAN POLARIZATION. Peretti, Terri // Utah Law Review;2014, Vol. 2014 Issue 4, p843
The article focuses on the concept of democracy-assisting judicial review and the challenge of partisan polarization in the U.S. Topics discussed include the U.S Supreme Court decision making, the rise of partisan polarization that increases the need for democracy-assisting judicial review, and...
- Friends of the Court: A New Role for Historians. Grossberg, Michael // Perspectives on History;Nov2010, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p27
The article presents an examination of amicus briefs and discusses the history of their use in the United States' court system. The author discusses the willingness of lawyers and judges to listen to outside opinions and explores how historians have increasingly contributed amicus briefs since...
- Appeal and Consent. Posner, Richard A. // New Republic;08/16/99, Vol. 221 Issue 7, p36
Reviews the book "Taking the Constitution Away From the Courts," by Mark Tushnet.
- JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM 2.0. Birckhead, Tamar R. // Journal of Law & Policy;2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p15
Before the 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court's exercise of judicial review did not support the notion that constitutional litigation could be an effective instrument of social reform. The Court's principled rejection of racially segregated public...
- DISSENTING FROM WITHIN: WHY AND HOW PUBLIC OFFICIALS RESIST THE LAW. SHINAR, ADAM // Florida State University Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p601
This Article examines why and how public officials consciously resist the laws and policies they are in charge of implementing. The Article argues that this phenomenon is not an anomaly, but rather pervasive and unavoidable. It occurs in all government institutions and is facilitated by the same...
- The Fight for Fairness. Sharif, Dara N. // Scholastic Scope;5/10/2004, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p17
Presents information about various people involved in the Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education in the U.S. INSETS: Integration Today;NO-SWEAT TEST PREP;WORD WORKOUT.