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Capital Punishment in the United States
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State supreme courts in state and nation
This is the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of state supreme courts. Offering detailed case studies of the Alabama, Ohio, and New jersey supreme courts, G. Alan Tarr and Mary CorneliaExpand
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The Past and Future of the New Judicial Federalism
This article argues that the new judicial federalism, the increased reliance by state judges on state declarations of rights to secure rights unavailable under the U.S. Constitution, represents not aExpand
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Understanding State Constitutions
For many Americans, the word "constitution" means just one thing: the national Constitution. According to a survey carried out in the late 1990s, almost half do not know that individual states alsoExpand
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The agenda of state constitutional reform
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Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking
  • G. Tarr
  • Political Science
  • 9 December 1993
Form yourown evaluations of the organization, function, and impact of the courts on and within government with the brief, affordable JUDICIAL PROCESS AND JUDICIAL POLICYMAKING. The textbook focusesExpand
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Laboratories of Democracy? Brandeis, Federalism, and Scientific Management
Although Louis Brandeis is rightly regarded as a champion of federalism, this article suggests that his famous depiction of the American states as “laboratories” of democracy in fact has little to doExpand
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Judicial impact and State supreme courts
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