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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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Access to Intermediate Appellate Courts

Donald R. Songer and Susan B. Haire.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Judicial Behavior

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Law. 9770 words.

The formal organization of court systems and jurisdictional rules established by legislatures often determine which litigants will have their cases reviewed by an appellate court. While...

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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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