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  • __ U.S. __ (2016), 15-108, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Valle

    Defendants each sold a gun to an undercover police officer. Each was indicted for violation of the Puerto Rico Arms Act of 2000. While those charges were pending, federal grand juries indicted them, based on the same transactions, for violations of analogous U.S. gun-trafficking statutes. Both pleaded guilty to the federal charges and successfully moved to dismiss the Commonwealth charges on...

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 9, 2016 . . ... of Appeals consolidated the cases and reversed. The Supreme ...But under the dual-sovereignty doctrine, the Double. Jeopardy ... popularly-ratified constitution. The magnitude ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 14-556, Obergefell v. Hodges

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 26, 2015 . ... Sixth Circuit consolidated the cases and reversed. .           ..., papers, books, and other popular and scholarly writings. There has ... of government, ultimate sovereignty rests with the people, and the ...

  • 60 U.S. 393 (1857), Dred Scott v. Sandford

    ... United States Supreme Court". . March 06, 1857 . .      \xC2"... in the appellate courtCases that may have been decided in such ... usually belong to the sovereignty of a nation.  Certain specified ... it the mere reflex of the popular opinion or passion of the day.  ...

  • 2 U.S. 419 (1793), Chisholm v. Georgia

    ... United States Supreme Court. . February 19, 1793 . . ... a party defendant in certain cases, does an action of assumpsit lie ... of the general sovereignty. .         Are States then ... and maintain, and with that popular sovereignty in which every citizen ...

  • 514 U.S. 549 (1995), 93-1260, United State v. Lopez

    ... United States Supreme Court . April 26, 1995 . . ... be sustained under the Court's cases upholding regulations of activities ..."No distinction is more popular to the common mind, or more clearly ...State sovereignty is not just an end in itself: ...

  • 182 U.S. 244 (1901), 507, Downes v. Bidwell

    ...507 . United States Supreme Court . May 27, 1901 . ... property are not "customs cases" in the sense of the Administrative ... to give the powers of sovereignty, or to authorize the establishment ..., and so far commanded popular approval as to be embodied in the ...

  • 531 U.S. 98 (2000), 00-949, Bush v. Gore

    ... United States Supreme Court" . December 12, 2000 . .     \xC2"...In some cases a piece of the card—a chad—is ... to select electors through a popular vote, the right to have one's vote ... split the atom of sovereignty. It was the genius of their idea ...

  • __ U.S. __, 16-476, Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Ass’n

    ... United States Supreme Court . May 14, 2018 . . ... these cases. Instead of affirmatively ... sovereignty" embodied in the Constitution. . ... City became "the most popular. tourist destination in the ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-628, Zivotofsky v. Kerry

    Zivotofsky was born to U.S. citizens living in Jerusalem. Under the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, 2003, 116 Stat. 1350, his mother asked Embassy officials to list his place of birth as “Israel” on his passport. Section 214(d) of the Act states for “purposes of the registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a United States citizen born in the city of...

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 8, 2015 . ... any country as having sovereignty over Jerusalem. Zivotofsky's parents ...The relevant cases, though providing important ...2099] Essex Result, in The Popular Sources of Political Authority: ...

  • The cost of judicial error: stare decisis and the role of normative theory.

    ... to precedent even in those cases where a judge believes the prior ... command," the Supreme Court of the United States has long ... the traditional theory of popular sovereignty. . I. THE REHNQUIST ...

  • 460 U.S. 226 (1983), 81-554, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Wyoming

    ... United States Supreme Court . March 2, 1983 . ... attributes of state sovereignty, and (3) the States' compliance with ... later were they added, by popular demand. It was rather to secure ... has repeatedly repudiated cases that had narrowly construed the ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-1314, Ariz. State Legis. v. Ariz. Indep. Redistricting Comm'n

    Under Arizona’s Constitution, voters may, by ballot initiative, adopt laws and constitutional amendments and may approve or disapprove measures passed by the legislature. Proposition 106 (2000), an initiative aimed preventing gerrymandering, amended Arizona’s Constitution, removing redistricting authority from the legislature and vesting it in an independent commission. After the 2010 census, the

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 29, 2015 . ... Commission, established by popular initiative, develops redistricting ... , Bartlett Contested Election Cases, H. R. Misc. Doc. No. 57, 38th ...  The people's ultimate sovereignty had been expressed by John Locke in ...

  • 514 U.S. 779 (1995), 93-1456, U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton

    ... United States Supreme Court . May 22, 1995 [*] . . ... cause for respondents in both cases. With him on the brief for ... critical postulate that sovereignty is vested in the people, and that ... proportion as the current of popular favor is checked. This great source ...

  • 83 U.S. 36 (1873), Slaughter-house Cases

    ... United States Supreme Court. . April 14, 1873 . .         ERROR ... is an offence to the people, and that popular aversior to them does but increase the more ... existence beyond the limits of the sovereignty where created, and that the recognition of its ...

  • 505 F.2d 989 (2nd Cir. 1974), 771, Pan Am. World Airways, Inc. v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co.

    .... United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit . ... and Gueye, acting for the Popular Front for the Liberation of ... applicable in bench-tried cases, but of dubious probative value. ... attributes of sovereignty. Under international law war is ...

  • 38 U.S. 519 (1839), Bank Of Augusta v. Earle

    ... United States Supreme Court". . March 09, 1839 . .      \xC2"....         These cases were brought from the Circuit Court ... of the attributes of sovereignty by the Constitution.  They continue ... not be a bank either in a popular" or in a legal sense. .       \xC2"...

  • 458 U.S. 457 (1982), 81-9, Washington v. Seattle School District No. 1

    ...81-9 . United States Supreme Court . June 30, 1982 . ...         These cases yield a simple but central ... of this change through popular referendum immunize it. . ... in the continued sovereignty of the States. This is our system. ...

  • A new model of sovereignty in the contemporary era of integrated global commerce: what anthropology contributes to the shortcomings of legal scholarship.

    ..., Judge Carole Brown of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled against the parent company, ...To be sure, in many cases the people of a sovereign state feel allegiance, ...NOTAR, DISPLACING DESIRE: TRAVEL AND POPULAR CULTURE IN CHINA (2006). Further, these efforts ...

  • Migration as Decolonization.

    ...Rethinking Sovereignty, Self-Determination, and ... whose movement is popularly and legally understood to be a .... (69.) The International Court of Justice, for example, has stated ... must be distinguished from cases where a "hegemonic power .. controls ...

  • The Original Theory of Constitutionalism.

    ...Popular Authorship and Present Consent 683 . Univocal Sovereignty 686 C. Multitudinous ... nine lawyers on the Supreme Court." (1) The concern voiced by Scalia ...In some cases, a theory appeals to popular ...

  • 48 U.S. 1 (1849), Luther v. Borden

    ... . United States Supreme Court". . January 03, 1849 . .     \xC2"    THESE two cases came up from the Circuit Court of ..., in the exercise of the sovereignty of the people, through the forms and ... vaunted American doctrine of popular sovereignty, acting by majorities?  ...

  • 426 U.S. 668 (1976), 74-1563, City of Eastlake v. Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

    ... United States Supreme Court . June 21, 1976 . ... city charter was amended by popular vote so as to require that any ... governmental functions, these cases involved a delegation of power by ... The sovereignty of the people is itself subject to ...

  • 495 U.S. 33 (1990), 88-1150, Missouri v. Jenkins

    ... United States Supreme Court . April 18, 1990 . ... case risks confusion in future cases and invites the lower courts to pick ... the highest attribute of sovereignty, and is exercised, first, to raise ... judges do not depend on the popular will for their office. They may not ...

  • 439 U.S. 60 (1978), 77-515, Holt Civic Club v. City of Tuscaloosa

    ... United States Supreme Court . Nov. 28, 1978 . ...In those cases, unlike the situation here, the ... Austinian notion of sovereignty, which is presumably embodied to ... this country's tradition of popular sovereignty, appellants' claimed ...

  • 146 U.S. 1 (1892), 1170, McPherson v. Blacker

    ...1170 . United States Supreme Court" . October 17, 1892 .        \xC2"... legislatures directly, or by popular vote in districts, or by general ... United States extends to all cases in law or equity arising under the ... of the state, and the sovereignty of the people is exercised through ...