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R. Benjamin Lingle, Post-Kelo Eminent Domain Reform: A Double-Edged Sword for Historic Preservation

63 Fla. L. Rev. 985 (2011)|  | | NOTE :: The preservation of historic structures provides communities across the nation with both a source of pride in our national history and a window through which to view that history. Governments’ powers … Continue reading

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Nelson Lund, Two Faces of Judicial Restraint (Or Are There More?) in McDonald v. City of Chicago

63 Fla. L. Rev. 487 (2011)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: Since the days of the Warren Court, conservatives have attacked “judicial activism.” Beginning with Judge Robert Bork’s Supreme Court nomination hearings, and lately with increasing frequency, liberals have sought … Continue reading

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Steven G. Calabresi & Nicholas Terrell, The Number of States and the Economics of American Federalism

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2011)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: In 1789, it was possible to speak of a federation of distinct states joined together for their mutual advantage, but today, it is rather the nation that is divided … Continue reading

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Susan D. Carle, A Social Movement History of Title VII Disparate Impact Analysis

63 Fla. L. Rev. 251 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article examines the history of Title VII disparate impact law in light of the policy and potential constitutional questions the Court’s recent decision in Ricci v. DeStefano raises. … Continue reading

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Andres Healy, The Constitutionality of Amended 10 U.S.C. § 802(A)(10): Does the Military Need a Formal Invitation to Reign in “Cowboy” Civilian Contractors?

62 Fla. L. Rev. 519 (2010) |   |   |   | INTRODUCTION :: Alaa “Alex” Mohammad Ali never set out to make history. He just needed a job. Nevertheless, on February 23, 2008, Ali took his first step … Continue reading

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Dante P. Trevisani, Passenger Standing To Challenge Searches And Seizures: A Distinction without a Constitutional Difference

61 Fla. L. Rev. 329 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On November 27, 2001, Deputy Sheriff Robert Brokenbrough noticed a Buick with expired registration tags. After verifying from the police dispatcher that the application for renewal tags was … Continue reading

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