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American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989A Global Perspective

American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

George Athan Billias

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutionalism represents America's greatest gift to human freedom, yet its story remains largely untold. For over 200 years, its ideals, ideas, and institutions influenced different peoples in ... More

The Constitution Goes to CollegeFive Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

The Constitution Goes to College: Five Constitutional Ideas That Have Shaped the American University

Rodney A. Smolla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741030
eISBN:
9780814788561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741030.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

American college campuses, where ideas are freely exchanged, contested, and above all uncensored, are historical hotbeds of political and social turmoil. In the past decade alone, the media has ... More

The Embattled Constitution

The Embattled Constitution

Norman Dorsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the New York University School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by ... More

Freeing SpeechThe Constitutional War over National Security

Freeing Speech: The Constitutional War over National Security

John Denvir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720141
eISBN:
9780814785348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The United States is in the midst of a heated conversation over how the Constitution impacts national security. In a traditional reading of the document, America uses military force only after a full ... More

Just TradeA New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is generally assumed that pro-trade laws are not good for human rights, and legislation that protects human rights hampers vibrant international trade. In a bold departure from this canon, this ... More

Law's DetourJustice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Law's Detour: Justice Displaced in the Bush Administration

Peter Margulies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795590
eISBN:
9780814759608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795590.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

From the Justice Department's memos defending coerced interrogation to Alberto Gonzales's firing of U.S. Attorneys who did not fit the Bush administration's political needs, this book paints an ... More

Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme CourtLaw, Power, and Democracy

Neoconservative Politics and the Supreme Court: Law, Power, and Democracy

Stephen M. Feldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764664
eISBN:
9780814785898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764664.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book draws on neoconservative writings to explore the rise of the neocons and their influence on the Supreme Court. Neocons burst onto the political scene in the early 1980s via their assault on ... More

Unfit for DemocracyThe Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Stephen E. Gottlieb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814732427
eISBN:
9780814732434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book attacks the output of the Roberts Court based on its implications for the breakdown of democracy. Part I explores traditions concerning the preservation of democracy here and abroad. Efforts ... More

When Governments Break the LawThe Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussain (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Recent controversies surrounding the war on terror and American intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought rule of law rhetoric to a fevered pitch. While President Barack Obama has repeatedly ... More

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