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Achievements and challenges

R. B. Bernstein.

in The Founding Fathers

December 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; US Colonial and Revolutionary History. 17729 words.

For seven decades, the founding fathers played pivotal roles in creating an American nation and its constitutional system. “Achievements and challenges: The history the founding fathers...

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Alec Stone Sweet and Florian Grisel, <i>The Evolution of International Arbitration. Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy</i>.

Mikaël Schinazi.

in American Journal of Legal History

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Legal and Constitutional History; Constitutional and Administrative Law; History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 829 words.

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Antonio Padoa-Schioppa, <i>Storia del diritto in Europa. Dal medioevo all’età contemporanea</i>Antonio Padoa-Schioppa, <i>A History of Law in Europe: From the Early Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century</i>

Annamaria Monti.

in American Journal of Legal History

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Legal and Constitutional History; Constitutional and Administrative Law; History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 765 words.

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Balance of powers

David J. Bodenhamer.

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

August 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law; Legal and Constitutional History; US Colonial and Revolutionary History. 2470 words.

Two questions guided the framers when dividing power among the branches of government: What were the limits and purposes of national power? What were the roles and responsibilities of the...

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Benito Juárez and Liberalism

Guy Thomson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Legal and Constitutional History. 20726 words.

Benito Juárez was born on March 21, 1806, in San Pablo Guelatao, a Zapotec-speaking hamlet in Sierra de Ixtlán (renamed the Sierra de Juárez on July 30, 1857) in Mexico’s southeastern state...

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Bracero Guest Worker Program

Ana Elizabeth Rosas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; US History since 1945; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Labour History; Legal and Constitutional History. 230 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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The British Constitution

Martin Loughlin.

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; British History. 152 pages.

The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction explores one of the most unusual constitutional arrangements in the world. It considers the scope and nature of the British constitution...

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Civil liberty

in The British Constitution

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; British History. 5126 words.

‘Civil liberty’ looks at how rights and liberties have been guaranteed by the constitution. Blackstone divided liberty into three categories: personal security, personal liberty, and...

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Claire Zalc, <i>Dénaturalisés. Les retraits de nationalité sous Vichy</i>

Guillaume Richard.

in American Journal of Legal History

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; Legal and Constitutional History; Constitutional and Administrative Law; History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 907 words.

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Constitutionalism in the Hispanic World

Jaime E. Rodríguez O..

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Legal and Constitutional History. 16463 words.

The concept of a constitution, a political entity that determines how a people are governed, emerged in ancient times. The government of the Roman Republic (509–27 BC) influenced the...

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