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Against democratic intergovernmentalism: The case for a theory of constituent power in the global realm

Markus Patberg.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 8844 words.

The normative school of global constitutionalism lacks a convincing model of constitutional politics. As far as the democratic legitimacy of constitution making at the supra-state level is...

Agenda Setting and Case Selection on the U.S. Supreme Court

Elizabeth A. Lane and Ryan C. Black.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Law. 11256 words.

The Supreme Court’s docket consists of thousands of cases each term, with petitioners hoping at least four justices will be compelled to grant review to their case. The decision to move a...

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Agenda-Setting on the U.S. Supreme Court

Ryan J. Owens and James Sieja.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Judicial Behavior

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Law. 8217 words.

Understanding the conditions under which the Supreme Court sets its agenda is crucial to understanding Supreme Court behavior. After all, before the justices make any decision on the merits...

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Agnew, Spiro

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 556 words.

(1918–1996) was the thirty-ninth vice president of the United States, from 1969 to 1973.

Agricultural Adjustment Administration

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 450 words.

In 1933, American agriculture neared collapse as farm bankruptcies and foreclosures multiplied and agricultural prices fell below the cost

Agricultural Policy

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 1162 words.

The American system of agriculture is a product of public policies that have sought to develop, protect, and regulate the

Ahmad Khan, Sir Saiyid [Syed Ahmed Khan] (1817–1898), Muslim leader in India

Francis Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam. 1722 words.

Ahmad Khan, Sir Saiyid [Syed Ahmed Khan] (1817–1898), Muslim leader in India, was born on 17 October 1817 in Khwaja Farid's haveli (mansion) near the Tiraha Bahram Khan in Delhi, the...

Ai confini della Costituzione. Principi supremi e identità costituzionale [At the Boundaries of the Constitution. Supreme Principles and Constitutional Identity]

Marco Dani.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 2548 words.

Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue

John R. Wallach.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Contemporary Political Theory

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics and Law. 6203 words.

This essay discusses the contribution of Alasdair MacIntyre’s After Virtue (1981) to a generation of moral theory. Pitched as a critique of liberal individualism (e.g., Rawls), modernity...

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ALBANY CONGRESS

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 297 words.

Representatives of seven American colonies meeting in Albany, New York, in the summer of 1754 drew up a

Alcatraz, Occupation of

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 741 words.

The 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island grew out of the civil unrest sweeping across the United States in the 1960

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 839 words.

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians, was born on 12 December 1800 in St Katherine in the City of London. He was the eldest surviving son of Solomon...

Alexander, Albert Victor, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough (1885–1965), politician and co-operator

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; UK Politics. 3057 words.

Alexander, Albert Victor, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough (1885–1965), politician and co-operator, was born at 59 George Street, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on 1 May 1885, the son of Albert...

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader

Sharman Kadish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1188 words.

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader, was born at 6 South Street, London, on 5 October 1842, second son in the large family of solicitor Joshua Alexander...

Alien and Sedition Acts

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 593 words.

The term “Alien and Sedition Acts” refers to four controversial laws enacted by the Federalist-controlled Congress in 1798 in response

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India

S. V. FitzGerald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Islam; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2464 words.

Ameer Ali, Saiyid (1849–1928), judge and Muslim leader in India, was born on 6 April 1849 at Chinsura, Bengal, the fourth son of Saiyid Saadat Ali Khan (who died of cholera in 1856) of...

America First Committee

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 350 words.

When Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, thereby unleashing World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sought to aid

American Anti-Slavery Society

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 377 words.

The American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) was founded in 1833 by a small group of radicals calling for the immediate abolition

American Civil Liberties Union

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 365 words.

A nonprofit membership association devoted to the defense of individual rights under the U.S. Constitution founded in 1920 as a

American Colonization Society

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 565 words.

In 1816, white Americans who wanted to transport black Americans from the United States established the American Colonization Society