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Foreign Affairs Federalism

Author : Michael J. Glennon
ISBN : 9780199941490
Genre : Constitutional law
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Challenging the myth that the federal government exercises exclusive control over U.S. foreign-policymaking, Michael J. Glennon and Robert D. Sloane propose that we recognize the prominent role that states and cities now play in that realm. Foreign Affairs Federalism provides the first comprehensive study of the constitutional law and practice of federalism in the conduct of U.S. foreign relations. It could hardly be timelier. States and cities recently have limited greenhouse gas emissions, declared nuclear free zones and sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants, established thousands of sister-city relationships, set up informal diplomatic offices abroad, and sanctioned oppressive foreign governments. Exploring the implications of these and other initiatives, this book argues that the national interest cannot be advanced internationally by Washington alone. Glennon and Sloane examine in detail the considerable foreign affairs powers retained by the states under the Constitution and question the need for Congress or the president to step in to provide "one voice" in foreign affairs. They present concrete, realistic ways that the courts can update antiquated federalism precepts and untangle interwoven strands of international law, federal law, and state law. The result is a lucid, incisive, and up-to-date analysis of the rules that empower-and limit-states and cities abroad.

Controversies In American Federalism And Public Policy

Author : Christopher P. Banks
ISBN : 9781351713382
Genre : Law
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This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and state policies in key areas of constitutional jurisprudence. The contributors address the impact that Supreme Court federalism precedents have in setting the parameters of national law and policies that the states are often bound to respect under constitutional law, including those that relate to the scope and application of gun rights, LGBT freedoms, health care administration, anti-terrorism initiatives, capital punishment, immigration and environmental regulation, the legalization of marijuana and voting rights. Uniting scholarship in law, political science, criminology, and public administration, the chapters study the themes, principles, and politics that traditionally have been at the center of federalism research across different academic disciplines. They look at the origins, nature and effect of dual and cooperative federalism, presidential powers and administrative regulation, state sovereignty and states’ rights, judicial federalism and the advocacy of organized interests.

National Security And Double Government

Author : Michael J. Glennon
ISBN : 9780190668471
Genre : Law
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Why has U.S. security policy scarcely changed from the Bush to the Obama administration? National Security and Double Government offers a disquieting answer. Michael J. Glennon challenges the myth that U.S. security policy is still forged by America's visible, "Madisonian institutions" - the President, Congress, and the courts. Their roles, he argues, have become largely illusory. Presidential control is now nominal, congressional oversight is dysfunctional, and judicial review is negligible. The book details the dramatic shift in power that has occurred from the Madisonian institutions to a concealed "Trumanite network" - the several hundred managers of the military, intelligence, diplomatic, and law enforcement agencies who are responsible for protecting the nation and who have come to operate largely immune from constitutional and electoral restraints. Reform efforts face daunting obstacles. Remedies within this new system of "double government" require the hollowed-out Madisonian institutions to exercise the very power that they lack. Meanwhile, reform initiatives from without confront the same pervasive political ignorance within the polity that has given rise to this duality. The book sounds a powerful warning about the need to resolve this dilemma-and the mortal threat posed to accountability, democracy, and personal freedom if double government persists. This paperback version features an Afterword that addresses the emerging danger posed by populist authoritarianism rejecting the notion that the security bureaucracy can or should be relied upon to block it.

Die Verdammten Dieser Erde

Author : Frantz Fanon
ISBN : 3518371681
Genre : Afrika - Entkolonialisierung
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Simon Bloom H Ter Der Schwerkraft

Author : Michael Reisman
ISBN : 3423713720
Genre : Gesetz Physik - Junge - Buch - Geheimnis - Kinderbuch
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Gerechtigkeit F R Igel

Author : Ronald Dworkin
ISBN : 9783518780206
Genre : Philosophy
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»Der Fuchs weiß viele Dinge, aber der Igel weiß eine große Sache.« Der griechische Dichter Archilochos hat diesen Satz formuliert, Isaiah Berlin hat ihn mit seinem Tolstoi-Essay berühmt gemacht. Aber was ist diese »eine große Sache«? Ronald Dworkin liefert eine Antwort: Es sind Werte in all ihren Erscheinungsformen. Wenn wir verstehen wollen, was Wahrheit und Schönheit sind, was dem Leben Sinn verleiht, was die Moral fordert und die Gerechtigkeit verlangt, so müssen wir der Spur jener moralischen Einstellungen nachgehen, die menschliches Denken, Fühlen und Handeln durchdringen und zu einer Einheit formen. »Gerechtigkeit für Igel« ist eines jener Bücher, wie es sie in Zeiten der Füchse – der Spezialisten und Skeptiker – immer seltener gibt: eines, das aus einem einzigen Prinzip eine ganze Welt erklären und zugleich Orientierung geben möchte.

Allgemeine Rechtslehre Und Marxismus

Author : Evgenij B. Pašukanis
ISBN : 3924627797
Genre : Law
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Foreign Relations Law

Author : Curtis A. Bradley
ISBN : 0735557837
Genre : Law
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Your next course in foreign relations law can be as riveting as tomorrow's headlines when you adopt this timely revision. FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, provides an up-to-the-minute examination of the constitutional and statutory law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations.The book features extensive coverage of current controversies, such as:the scope of the President's war powers, including his powers in the war on terrorismthe relationship between national foreign affairs powers, including the treaty power, and structural principles of federalism and separation of powersthe validity of executive agreementsthe status of customary international law in the U.S. legal system, including its role in international human rights litigation in U.S. courtsjudicial reliance on foreign and international materials to interpret the Constitutionthe relationship between international tribunals and U.S. decisionmaking structures, including issues of delegation of authority and international comity extraterritorial application of federal law The authors stimulate understanding through: a mix of leading cases and non-case materials, such as excerpts of statutes, treaties, and Executive Branch pronouncementsabundant notes and questions for each topic, including rich discussions of historical background, other relevant cases, and academic debates a cohesive theoretical framework that illuminates the increasingly important intersection between international law and U.S. domestic law; the importance of constitutional structure in regulating foreign affairs; the relevance of history to modern controversies; the ways the constitutional law of foreign affairs is often developed outside the courts; and the significance of the increasingly blurred line between domestic and foreign affairs Thoroughly updated, the Second Edition offers: broader coverage of the war on terrorism, including detailed treatment of the Executive's power to target, detain, and try terrorist enemy combatants excerpts of recent Supreme Court decisions, including Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (concerning the military detention of a U.S. citizen as an enemy combatant), Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (the scope of human rights litigation under the Alien Tort Statute), Altmann v. Republic of Austria (the retroactive application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act), and American Ins. Assn v. Garamendi (the preemptive effect of executive agreements)condensed coverage of foreign sovereign immunity, now divided between Chapter 2 on the role of the courts in foreign affairs and Chapter 7 on international human rights litigation, integrating the material with related topics and making it easier to teacha revised Teacher's Manual with additional syllabi, a new section of sample exams, and answers to all the questions in the casebook


Author : Gunther Teubner
ISBN : 9783518772805
Genre : Law
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Nicht zuletzt durch eine Reihe von öffentlichen Skandalen wurde in den letzten Jahren die »Neue Verfassungsfrage« aufgeworfen. Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch multinationale Unternehmen, Korruption im Medizin- und Wissenschaftsbetrieb, Bedrohung der Meinungsfreiheit durch private Intermediäre im Internet, massive Eingriffe in die Privatsphäre durch Datensammlung privater Organisationen und mit besonderer Wucht die Entfesselung katastrophaler Risiken auf den weltweiten Kapitalmärkten – sie alle werfen Verfassungsprobleme im strengen Sinne auf. Ging es früher um die Freisetzung der politischen Machtenergien des Nationalstaats und zugleich um ihre wirksame rechtsstaatliche Begrenzung, so geht es nun darum, ganz andere gesellschaftliche Energien zu diskutieren und in ihren destruktiven Konsequenzen wirksam zu beschränken. Konstitutionalismus jenseits des Nationalstaats – das heißt zweierlei: Die Verfassungsprobleme stellen sich außerhalb der Grenzen des Nationalstaats in transnationalen Politikprozessen und zugleich außerhalb des institutionalisierten Politiksektors in den »privaten« Sektoren der Weltgesellschaft.

Die Politischen Systeme Osteuropas

Author : Wolfgang Ismayr
ISBN : 3531162012
Genre : Political Science
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Das in aktualisierter, überarbeiteter und erweiterter Auflage vorliegende Standardwerk enthält systematische Darstellungen aller politischen Systeme Osteuropas in 22 Beiträgen führender Länderexperten sowie eine vergleichende Analyse des Herausgebers. Abgehandelt werden in diesem Lehr- und Handbuch: Albanien, Bosnien-Herzegowina, Bulgarien, Estland, Kroatien, Lettland, Litauen, Makedonien, Moldova, Montenegro, Polen, Rumänien, Russland, Serbien, Slowakei, Slowenien, Tschechien, Ukraine, Ungarn, Weißrussland sowie die Türkei und Zypern.

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