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The Treaty of Lisbon and its impact on the European Union's democratic deficit
In volume 10 of the Columbia Journal of European Law, the editors published an extensive article by Professor Sieberson, entitled "The Proposed European Union Constitution-Will It Eliminate the EU's Democratic Deficit?" ...
Dividing lines between the European Union and its member states: The impact of the Treaty of Lisbon
(T.M.C. Asser, 2008)
In the European Union the balance of power between Brussels and the Member State governments is an ongoing matter of contention. With each treaty amendment during the Union's first 50 years, EU competences have grown, and ...
Social capital in constitutional law: The case of religious norm enforcemet through prayer at public occasions
Distinguishing private action from government action is the first question of constitutional law. The distinction blurs most when the government and private actors jointly cause harm. Not surprisingly, then, the Supreme ...
Unpublished Free Exercise opinion in Jensen v. Quaring
Since they were opened to the public in March 2004, the Harry A. Blackmun Papers at the Library of Congress have provided a wealth of information about the United States Supreme Court and its landmark decisions. This Essay ...
EU Constitution and the Union's democratic deficit
This article weighs the European Union's proposed Constitution against historical complaints that the EU suffers from a democratic deficit. Various manifestations of the deficit are identified from official documents, ...
What nearly a quarter century of experience has taught us about Leon and "Good faith"
Article about United States v. Leon and "Good Faith".
The case for a constitutional easement approach to permanent monuments in traditional public forums
This November, the Supreme Court will hear argument in City of Pleasant Grove v. Summum, where the question is whether the public has a right to place permanent monuments in a traditional public forum, such as a city park. ...