Articles Tagged Due Process Clause

Lindsay M. Saxe, Politics versus Precision: Did the Miami-Dade School Board Violate the First Amendment when it Voted to Remove Vamos a Cuba! from its District libraries?: ACLU v. Miami-Dade County School Board, 557 F.3d 1177 (11th Cir. 2009)

61 Fla. L. Rev. 921 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Juan Amador, a self-described political prisoner from Cuba, was outraged when he read the inaccurate portrayal of life in Cuba contained in Vamos a Cuba!, a book in his daughter’s elementary school library. Amador promptly requested that the school remove the book from […]

Michael J. Hooi, Substantive Due Process: Sex Toys after Lawrence Williams v. Morgan, 478 F.3d 1316 (11th Cir. 2007)

60 Fla. L. Rev. 507 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Appellants filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama to enjoin the enforcement of an Alabama statute that prohibits the commercial distribution of sex toys. Appellants claimed that the statute unconstitutionally burdened their rights to privacy and personal […]

Rosalie Berger Levinson, Reining in Abuses of Executive Power through Substantive Due Process

60 Fla. L. Rev. 519 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Although substantive due process is one of the most confusing and controversial areas of constitutional law, it is well established that the Due Process Clause includes a substantive component that “bars certain arbitrary wrongful government actions ‘regardless of the fairness of the procedures […]

Robert Michael Kline, Constitutional Law: Is There a Protected Interest in Protection (Or Are Court Orders Merely Suggestions)?

58 Fla. L. Rev. 459 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent’s husband abducted his three little girls, ages 10, 8, and 7, and shot each of them in the head at close range. He committed this abhorrent and tragic triple murder despite the fact that Respondent had obtained a restraining order commanding him […]