Tag Archives: federalism

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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Hillel Y. Levin, Resolving Interstate Conflicts Over Same-Sex Non-Marriage

63 Fla. L. Rev. 47 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: States have adopted several different regimes of recognition for same-sex couples. A few states allow same-sex couples to marry; several others offer marriage- like partnerships (usually called civil unions), … Continue reading

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Stephen A. Higginson, Constitutional Advocacy Explains Constitutional Outcomes

60 Fla. L. Rev. 857 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In oral argument in Baker v. Carr, Attorney Z.T. Osborn, Jr., on behalf of Tennessee voters arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court should hold legislative apportionment a justiciable … Continue reading

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Honorable William H. Pryor Jr., The Perspective of a Junior Circuit Judge on Judicial Modesty

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1007 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: I appreciate the invitation to deliver the Dunwody Lecture this year, and I am grateful that this occasion has allowed me to visit, for the first time, one … Continue reading

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Sandra Zellmer, A Tale of Two Imperiled Rivers: Reflections from a Post-Katrina World

59 Fla. L. Rev. 599 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Let the river run; let all the dreamers wake the nation. Last year, hundreds of thousands of residents of the lower Mississippi River basin were forced to flee … Continue reading

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Cary B. Davis, The Commerce Clause: Border Crossing + Church Burning = Interstate Commerce (A Formula for Federalizing Common Law State Crimes)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 975 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent, a practicing Luciferian from Indiana, drove his van south to Georgia where he set fire to five churches. One of the arsons resulted in the death of … Continue reading

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