Articles Tagged Rehnquist

Jim Gash, The End Of An Era: The Supreme Court (Finally) Butts Out of Punitive Damages For Good

63 Fla. L. Rev. 525 (2011)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: It is finally over. The Supreme Court’s incursion into punitive damages jurisprudence has unceremoniously ended, but not before the Court, under the guise of substantive due process, erected a complex and constitutionally dubious set of rules in an effort to fix the heretofore-intractable multiple […]

Richard L. Hasen, Bush v. Gore and the Lawlessness Principle: A Comment on Professor Amar

61 Fla. L. Rev. 979 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Akhil Amar begins his impressive Dunwody Lecture by questioning whether there “are any new things left to say about the Bush-Gore episode.” 1 It is a legitimate question to ask, given the torrent of scholarship since the 2000 Florida debacle. In some ways, […]

J. Richard Broughton, The Second Death Of Capital Punishment

58 Fla. L. Rev. 639 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Political life is sometimes tragic. As a conservative instrument for safeguarding the government’s obligation and ability to control the governed (which, as Madison reminds us, is a prerequisite for the exercise of self-control on the part of the government), and for preserving tolerable […]