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A “Catholic Layman of German Nationality and Citizenship”?

Reinhard Mehring.

in The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

January 2017; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics and Law. 10959 words.

Carl Schmitt positioned his constitutional theory in the context of a “political theology” and referred to himself repeatedly as a Catholic. Schmitt scholarship has long pursued this...

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ABORTION POLITICS AND POLICY

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 2858 words.

Abortion policy in the United States has been contentious for decades and continues to polarize the American electorate. The controversy

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ABRAMS v. UNITED STATES

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 343 words.

This 1919 Supreme Court case from the World War I era involved Russian-born anarchists convicted under the 1918 Sedition Act

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Adams, John

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 823 words.

(1759–1826) served as a continental congressman, diplomat, vice president (1789–1797), and president

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Adams, John Quincy

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 557 words.

(1767–1848), sixth president of the United States. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of John Adams and Abigail

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Adkins v. Children’s Hospital

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 338 words.

During the early twentieth century, Progressives sought to ameliorate the consequences of industrialization by enacting minimum wage laws. Conservatives and

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Administrative Law

Daniel B. Rodriguez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Politics and Law. 8944 words.

The central objective of administrative law is to reconcile two major aims: the successful exercise of regulatory power by the bureaucracy and the tethering of administrative agencies to...

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ADMINISTRATIVE STATE

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 2652 words.

The term “administrative state” entered the political science literature in Dwight Waldo’s influential book of the same name in 1948

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 1355 words.

This entry contains two subentries: Legal Aspects; and Politics of Affirmative Action.

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<span class="smallCaps">African American Mayors since 1960</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 1155 words.

In 1967 the mayoral victories of two African Americans, Carl Stokes in Cleveland, Ohio, and Richard Hatcher in

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