electoral reform during the progressive era

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  • Protests, Terrorism, and Development: On Ethiopia's Perpetual State of Emergency.

    ... that comprises "governmental action taken during an extraordinary national crisis that usually ... was drafted and adopted blemished its progressive and liberal contents. The drafting, which took ...But they were not rescinded or reformulated in the final version, approved in December 1994. ... EPRDF strategy since the 2005 electoral debacle, when the party underestimated support ...

  • The Struggle to Limit Government.

    ...Their main electoral vehicle has been the Republican Party (GOP), ... as he clearly shows, the Republicans, even during Reagan's presidency, never demonstrated much .... The book begins with the Progressives, recalled through intellectuals such as Herbert ...10) and reforming domestic life, and they were dedicated to "the ...

  • Reconsidering Gobitis: an exercise in presidential leadership.

    ... a reevaluation of executive action during this period, Mark Graber points out that Jackson ... of the circumstances, but also progressively more difficult to resist. Rather than emphasizing ...A fundamental incongruity between an electorally charged vision and an increasingly isolated ... "nation's program of social and economic reform [a]s therefore a part of defense, as basic as ...

  • The historical presidency: the perils of restoration politics: nineteenth-century antecedents.

    ... the core issues that divided the parties during the reconstruction phase of the era have been ... Supreme Court decisions, and successful electoral appeals. His reelection in 1832 gave him ... moving again"-to restore Roosevelt's progressive activism in domestic policy. Within two terms, ... to walk a centrist line on immigration reform likewise divided his party. While the conduct of ...

  • A patchwork of policies: justice, due process, and public defense across American states.

    ... with some reflections on the prospects for reform. . II. THE DIMENSIONS OF PUBLIC DEFENSE POLICY . ... against which advocates compared more progressive alternatives. (15) Thus, the state of affairs ... collected from several sources published during the years 2002 to 2009. These data are summarized ...Lang, Partisan Politics, Electoral Competition and Imprisonment: An Analysis of ...

  • 898 F.3d 209 (2nd Cir. 2018), 17-1343, Corren v. Condos

    ... Dean CORREN, Marjorie Power, Vermont Progressive Party, Richard Kemp, Steven Hingtgen, ... during an election cycle, as well as tight limits on ... discussion and participation in the electoral. process," "further[ed], not abridge[d], ... of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act ("BCRA"),. under which, if a candidate ...

  • Corren v. Condos, 073118 FED2, 17-1343

    Vermont's campaign finance law, Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 17, 2901 et seq., which imposes additional restrictions on candidates who choose to receive public campaign finance grants, did not violate the First Amendment. Former and prospective candidates for public office in Vermont and a political party filed suit challenging provisions that prohibit publicly financed candidates from accepting...

    ... Dean Corren, Marjorie Power, Vermont Progressive Party, Richard Kemp, Steven Hingtgen, ... that each candidate could make during an. election cycle, as well as tight limits ... participation in the electoral process,". "further[ed], not abridge[d], ... of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act ("BCRA"),. under which, if a candidate ...

  • Kerala: multiple improbabilities.

    ...Add a final twist: Kerala's progressive example owes much to its past hereditary rulers ... with relish his support for progressive reforms and his meetings with Kerala's chief ministers ...(Newspaper accounts carefully noted that during the agitation, Hindu leaders of HAV escorted a ... could realistically expect to win an electoral majority, common sense argued for left-led ...

  • GUYANA-POLITICS-New GECOM head sworn into office.

    ... defeated in an opposition People's progressive Party (PPP) inspired motion of no confidence last December, sworn in Justice Singh during a ceremony at the Ministry of the {residency. ... and ensuring public trust in the electoral system and for the efficient execution of ... the Modernisation of the Justice Reform Project and is currently serving as the Guyana ...

  • SURINAME-ELECTIONS-Suriname still awaits outcome of Monday's general election.

    Suriname electoral officials Tuesday suspended the counting of ... results also show that the Progressive Reform Party (VHP), the largest party in the ... that several incidents had occurred during the voting on Monday. Meanwhile, regional ...

  • BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS-ELECTION - BVI to hold General Elections on February 25.

    ... parties fielding candidates are the Progressives United and the Progressive Virgin Islands t. The fifth party is the newly-formed Reform Action Alliance however it has not announced any ... to forego a by-election for the Fifth Electoral District. That district became vacant in October ...

  • BERMUDA-POLITICS-Mayor ready to take fight over quango plan to court.

    ... battle will be launched to fight a Progressive Labour Party (PLP) government plan to turn the ... voted 22-7 in favour of the Municipalities Reform Act 2019 in the House of Assembly, bringing to an ... Kim Swan, PLP MPs for St George's, asked during the debate for a separate act for St George's and ... 'I fear that the loss of the direct electoral responsibility will make whatever replaces them ...

  • SURINAME-ELECTIONS-ABOP ready to talk with parties sharing same principles.

    ... but the preliminary results show that Progressive Reform Party (VHP), the largest party in the ... the elections and that the Independent Electoral Office (OKB) 'will need to decide whether these ...

  • Power and responsibility at the margins: the case of India in the global refugee regime.

    ... with reconstruction, was a uniquely progressive and far-sighted response to a problem of crushing ... certificate, and a copy of the electoral roll that listed her as a voter. The Court ... of decolonization, partitions, structural reforms, environmental disasters, and neoliberal ... were not given any nationality, or because during their lifetime they lost their own nationality ...

  • Separate spheres.

    ... African Americans and diminish the electoral strength of newly-freed populations." (4) These ..., arguing, for instance, that educational reforms were necessary in order for women to participate ... seeds of this way of thinking were planted during the Second Reconstruction. The remainder of this ... Texas is not generally known for its progressive policies in the area of class, the state's ...

  • An elastic amendment: Justice Stephen G. Breyer's fluid conceptions of freedom of speech.

    ...Breyer (1) . During the past two decades, plenty of commentators ... of analysts emphatically called him "progressive," (6) while several other authorities deemed his ... at Harvard on the side of regulatory reform. (52) His views demonstrated a considerably ... regarding "the integrity of the electoral process" in their own state better than the Court ...

  • The New Yorker casts its ballot.

    ... Yorker subscriber, an espouser of "progressive" politics and, like David Remnick, an avid fan of ..., Lizza himself was dead-on about the electoral outcome and its likely consequences: "Obama won ... soundly reasoned argument for immigration reform to attract educationally and professionally ...

  • The loyal opposition.

    ...The sovereignty trump card wielded during the days of slavery and Jim Crow cannot be played ... of work on both conservative and progressive causes is being done at the state level, be it ...Or consider immigration reform, another perennial subject of debate. What has ... Rights Act and the Theory of Black Electoral Success 89 Mich L. REV. 1077 (1991). . (46.) SHEL ...

  • The NDP--2: choosing the leader of a very tribal party.

    ... again, the driving force for Canada's progressive party. Change is needed. Canada needs a party ... per cent, not with slogans but with real reforms. A party that translates the values of a caring ... David Lewis with his tactical manoeuvres during Pierre Trudeau's 1972-74 minority government. . ... become an organizational, if not yet an electoral, force. . As late as early April 2011, the NDP ...

  • Clinical legal education in China: in pursuit of a culture of law and a mission of social justice.

    ..., in turn strengthening legal culture and reform in China. . I. INTRODUCTION . The city of Wuhan ... Citizens, or "Wuhan Center") (2) during the spring semester of 2004. Two female students ... entail the separation of powers and electoral processes that the United States has created for ... view of law as an instrument of progressive social change." Dubin, supra note 58, at 1465. . ...

  • 446 U.S. 55 (1980), 77-1844, City of Mobile v. Bolden

    ... nevertheless held that the at-large electoral system violated the Fifteenth Amendment and ... was expressed without contradiction during the Senate hearings. Senator Dirksen indicated at ... many years ago as a praiseworthy and progressive reform of corrupt municipal government. See, ...

  • NAFTA Chapter 11 dispute resolution and Mexico: a healthy mix of international law, economics and politics.

    .... Despite its pragmatism and progressive nature, however, Chapter 11 dispute resolution ...(38) . During World War II, Latin American countries ... encouraged transitions from military to electoral regimes in South and Central America and ... Mexican legal system has undergone much reform over the last two decades, paving the way for the ...

  • No Longer the Ugly Duckling: The European Court of Human Rights Recognizes Transsexual Civil Rights in Goodwin v. United Kingdom and Sets the Tone for Future United States Reform

    Introduction: The Duckling Often Hides Behind His Wing A. Vocabulary B. History and Causes of Transgenderism/Transsexualism I. The Duckling Is No Longer Ugly: Goodwin V. United Kingdom21 Part II. The Path To Beauty: Interpretation Of Articles 8 And 12 And Previous Transsexual Civil Rights Jurisprudence III. From Duckling To Swan: Reinterpreting Articles 8 And 12 In Goodwin V. United Kingdom A....

    ... insurance card, medical card, and electoral poll) changed, he was not able to convince the ... the litigant was subject to more suffering during her daily life because all her official documents ... cases; therefore, it can be more progressive in its transsexual civil rights jurisprudence and ...

  • ANTIGUA-REFERENDUM-Prime Minister Browne disappointed at outcome of referendum on CCJ.

    ... released by the Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) showed that of the 17,743 votes ... and this is a point that I raised during the initial consultation (on the CCJ) ,' he ... leader of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell said that the results ... would continue to support constitutional reform 'and we believe this is a time when we must ...

  • Against the scribes: campaign finance reform revisited.

    ... $1,000 or even $100,000 to cover any electoral campaign. This hypothetical statute precisely ...' understanding was lost in the Progressive Era.(21) Then as now, social democrats attempted ...