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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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Abendana, Jacob (c. 1630–1685), leader of the Sephardi Jewish community in London

David S. Katz.

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. 393 words.

Abendana, Jacob (c. 1630–1685), leader of the Sephardi Jewish community in London, was born in Spain and was taken with his brother Isaac Abendana to Hamburg, Germany, as a child. Jacob...

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

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

Abramsky, Yehezkel (1886–1976), rabbinic scholar and Orthodox Jewish leader

Raphael Loewe.

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; Education. 914 words.

Abramsky, Yehezkel (1886–1976), rabbinic scholar and Orthodox Jewish leader, was born on or about 7 February 1886 in Dashkovtsy, near Most and Grodno, Lithuania, the third child and eldest...

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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Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement

Martin Purvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 929 words.

Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement, was born on 3 February 1849 at Heath Lodge, Petersfield,...

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

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

Addams, Jane

Victoria Bissell Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 2735 words.

Addams, Jane (06 September 1860–21 May 1935), social reformer and peace activist, was the daughter of John Huy Addams, a businessman and Republican politician, and Sarah Weber. Born on the...

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

Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Social Work; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 964 words.

Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist, was born in London on 1 December 1868, the elder daughter of Rabbi Dr Hermann Adler (1839–1911) and his...

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

Adult Children and Elderly Parents in Strasbourg Proceedings: A Misconstrued Approach to ‘Family Life’

Carmen Draghici.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10871 words.

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This article criticizes the exclusion of the relationship between parents and adult children from the purview of Article 8 of European Convention on...

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.

Africa and the Contestation of Sexual and Gender Diversity

Monica Tabengwa and Matthew Waites.

in The Oxford Handbook of Global LGBT and Sexual Diversity Politics

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics and Law; Regional Political Studies. 6844 words.

This chapter considers sexualities and genders in Africa by exploring the relationship between precolonial, colonial, and current forms of regulation. The field of research on sexual and...

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African American Mayors since 1960

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

The African American Psyche, 1865–Present: An Overview

Claude Steele and Jennifer Richeson.

in The Oxford Handbook of African American Citizenship, 1865-Present

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Politics and Law. 2556 words.

There are multiple possible views of the Black American psyche. But in the science that focuses on the psyche, the science of psychology, there has really been only variants of one view:...

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African Americans in Politics

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 2437 words.

The election of Barack Obama as president of the United States in 2008 was the culmination of an African American