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Xavier Cortada’s Images of Constitutional Rights
Volume Editors: M.C. Mirow and Howard M. Wasserman
In May It Please the Court, artist Xavier Cortada portrays ten significant decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States that originated from people, places, and events in Florida. These cases cover the rights of criminal defendants, the rights of free speech and free exercise of religion, and the powers of states. In Painting Constitutional Law, scholars of constitutional law analyse the paintings and cases, describing the law surrounding the cases and discussing how Cortada captures these foundational decisions, their people, and their events on canvas. This book explores new connections between contemporary art and constitutional law.

Contributors are: Renée Ater, Mary Sue Backus, Kathleen A. Brady, Jenny E. Carroll, Erwin Chemerinsky, Xavier Cortada, Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, Leslie Kendrick, Corinna Barrett Lain, Paul Marcus, Linda C. McClain, M.C. Mirow, James E. Pfander, Laura S. Underkuffler, and Howard M. Wasserman.

referees for thought-provoking questions and suggestions. All websites cited in this article have been last viewed on December 3, 2009. Th e Muslim-Majority Character of Israeli Constitutional Law Adam S. Hofri-Winogradow * Hebrew University, Jerusalem Abstract Th is article off ers a novel interpretation

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Courts of some Nordic countries started reviewing the constitutionality of legislation long before judicial review was established elsewhere in Europe. This study examines the influence of American law and theories of judicial review on the development, practice and theorization of judicial review in Norway, Denmark, and Iceland from the 19th century to the present.
The study describes how Nordic scholars in the late 19th century rationalized judicial review based on American theory and how American law influenced both their views of the institution and their way of thinking about substantive constitutional rights. These views in turn influenced Nordic jurisprudence for decades.
The author then shows how the changes that took place in American constitutional jurisprudence in the 1930s and 1940s influenced Nordic constitutional theory and constitutional jurisprudence. These changes received significant attention in Nordic legal circles and the study examines how these changes, as well as the American and Nordic theory that built on them, influenced Nordic jurisprudence.
Finally, it is argued that American influence in this area of law changed after 1965. Direct references to and discussions of American law almost disappeared from Nordic jurisprudence. American constitutional law was, however, an important influence on the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, which importance increased in this period. The European Convention of Human Rights and the Court’s decisions have in turn immensely influenced Nordic constitutional law.
Author: Sonu Bedi

Defense * Sonu Bedi Assistant Professor Department of Government, Dartmouth College 6108 Silsby Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA Sonu.S.Bedi@dartmouth.edu Abstract Central to the freedom of association is the freedom to exclude. In fact, American constitutional law permits associations to discriminate on

In: Journal of Moral Philosophy
Author: M.C. Mirow

analysis, Florida, and the United States Constitution. These chapters explore law and art on the ground. Their authors are law professors who teach and write about constitutional law; they thus eschew high cultural theory for the praxis of examining images with expert eyes and thoughtful minds versed in

In: Painting Constitutional Law

non-English native students, the major question to address on the part of professors (in my case, of Comparative Constitutional Law ( ccl ) scholars) is if, through emi as a lingua franca , we teach exactly the same thing in the same way only in a different language, or if something needs to be