Browsing by Subject "Supreme Court"
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(2012)Many law professors and scholars think of the Supreme Court as a black box--issues and arguments go in to the Court, and decisions come out. The almost mystical nature that these researchers impute to the Court seems to ...
Is Lady Justice Blind? Reading Brazil's 2012 Affirmative Action Decision Through the Struggle for Gender Equality (E-Legis - Revista Eletrônica do Programa de Pós-Graduação da Câmara dos Deputados, 2017-12)
(2014)In this project, I examine why the judicial authority of the United States Supreme Court has increased. I propose a theoretical explanation of endogenous institutional change at the Court whereby the actions of ...
(2014-01-30)This paper examines how the Supreme Court and newsprint media interface with and react to each other’s arguments, justification, and framing of the death penalty. As the philosophical justification behind the use of capital ...