representatives remain all powerful till the end of the term by constitutional provision or otherwise because the constitution does not provide “call back” power to the people. The assumed principle is that these public representatives should make laws for the benefit of the people. The loophole in our...
Con Law Outline
The Bill of Rights
First 10 Amendments of the US Constitution
Introduced by James Madison and First US Congress in 1789
Limits the power of the federal government of the US, protecting all citizens, residents and visitors on US territory...
Judicial Legislation- A Judicial Reform
“The Judiciary was to be the arm of the social revolution, upholding the quality that Indians had longed for in colonial days but had not gained… the courtcourts were also idealized because, as guardians of the constitution...
effect on 1 Jan 1901
Australia borrowed the US & UK models
US= JudicialReview, Federalism & Separation of powers
UK= Responsible & Representative Government from the West minister system
*Responsible- limitedpower of executive, accountability. No single chain of command.
UK – Do not...
RIGHTS IN THE IRISH CONSTITUTION: THE DEBATE CONTINUES UNENUMERATED CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: THE CURRENT PROBLEMATIC POSITION
ORLAITH MOLLOY The Irish Constitution’s fundamental rights provisions are found in Articles 40 to 44. The Irish courts have found that the Constitution guarantees both the rights specified...
JUDICIALREVIEW AND JUDICIAL SUPREMACY: A PARADIGM OF CONSTITUTIONALISM IN NIGERIA.
This paper examines judicialreview and judicialpower in Nigeria under the 1999 Constitution in relation to the constitution itself and in relation to the political branches of government...
the judicial system has been brought under public scrutiny. Those who argue for the abolition of the death penalty have seized this opportunity to demand reform. U.S. v. Quinones (2002), a case argued in the Court of Appeals for the Second District, framed the issue in terms of the Fifth Amendment, as...
Table of Contents
I. Economic Liberties
A. Constitutional Sources
1. Lochner Era
2. Demise of Lochner
II. Fundamental Rights Under Due Process
A. Constitutional Sources
B. Process for Analyzing
C. Incorporation Debate
D. Family Autonomy
AP Multiple Choice Questions By Subject
1. Which of the following is an example of checks and balances, as established by the Constitution?
A) A requirement that states lower their legal drinking age to eighteen as a condition of receiving funds through...
Constitutional Issues Regarding
Same-Sex Marriage: A Comparative
Survey — North America and
This article could well have been entitled, ‘To recognise or not to recognise samesex marriages in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand’...
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THE TRIVIALIZATION OF OCCUPATIONAL LIBERTY: FORGET THE FIGHT; FIND A NEW CAREER
I. INTRODUCTION The court in Engquist v. Oregon Department of Agriculture1 allows the principles of substantive due process to serve as a supposed “safeguard” for public employees...
established by law.''
It is solemn duty of the court to protect and uphold the basic human rights of the every section of the society. Arrest can be made on not only in Criminal cases but also in Civil cases. In order to bring arrestee before a Court of Law or otherwise secure of the administration...
brackets refer to the printed pages of Understanding Constitutional Law by Norman Redlich, John Attanasio, and Joel K. Goldstein
where the topic is discussed.]
LexisNexis Capsule Summary
Students come to Constitutional Law with very high expectations. It is what many...
JUDICIALREVIEW AND THE INDIAN COURTS
Literally the notion of judicialreview means the revision of the decree or sentence of an inferior
court by a superior court. Judicialreview has a more technical significance in pubic law,
particularly in countries having a written constitution which are founded...
b. Congress also has power over the president with its control of appropriations and (by the State) the right of approval of treaties
c. Checks and balances
d. President can’t do anything without money therefore Congress has control over his power
4. City of Boerne v. Flores:...
Section 123(7) in The Representation Of The People Act, 1951.
Article 329(b) in The Constitution Of India 1949
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Explain JudicialReview using two case examples.
As soon as civilizations created constitutions, actions were being called unconstitutional by those who opposed them. In some instances, unconstitutional acts were the subject of revolution, regicide, or as happened in the American political system, the...
Politics is the study of power and the powerful, of influence and the influential, of rules and the ruled, and of authority and the authoritative.
The standard definition of politics ‘will include some essential elements such as power, rule, authority and influence, and the manner...
action doctrine may have serious costs: absent statutory restrictions, private conduct can infringe or trample even the most basic of rights, this court likes the state action doctrine because it preserves a zone of private autonomy and advances federalism.
1. Prohibition against...
government’. Comparative government includes the study of features and legal powers of political institutions existing in various states. It is the study of state and other political institutions in terms of their legal powers, functions, and positions on a comparative basis. The summary of the main characteristics...