Tag Archives: Constitutional Law

Law Library Continues to Support Faculty Scholarship with New “Speaker Sidebar” Podcast Episode

The third episode in a faculty podcast series started last fall titled Speaker Sidebar is now available in iTunes, Digital Commons and YouTube. This latest installment features a conversation with UGA law professor Nathan Chapman and Duke Law School’s Stephen Sachs. Professor Sachs visited … Continue reading

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New Book: The Three Governors Controversy

The death of Georgia governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in late 1946 launched a constitutional crisis that ranks as one of the most unusual political events in U.S. history: Georgia had three active governors at once, each claiming that he was the … Continue reading

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New Book: Judging Statutes

Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, looks at the role of the judiciary in our constitutional system in his new book Judging Statutes. Demonstrating two interpretive approaches, purposivism (focusing on … Continue reading

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New Book: Second Amendment!

The new book The Second Amendment: A Biography is a history of the Second Amendment and how it has been interpreted throughout U.S. history.  The book explores how it has only been in contemporary times that the amendment has taken on … Continue reading

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New DVD: The Loving Story

“Mr. Cohen, tell the court I love my wife, and it is just unfair that I can’t live with her in Virginia.” —Richard Loving June 12 is celebrated by interracial couples and families as “Loving Day.” Filmmaker Nancy Buirski in … Continue reading

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New Book: Constitutional Disobedience!

Louis Michael Seidman’s new book On Constitutional Disobedience asserts that what the Constitution needs to bring our basic law up-to-date is some “benign neglect.”  Bridging the gap between modern society and the framers of the Constitution requires more than stretching … Continue reading

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Hurricane Does Not Halt Supreme Court

While most of the federal government, and Washington, D.C. generally, shut down today in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s wind and rain, the United States Supreme Court braved the elements to hear arguments in a case about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance … Continue reading

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