Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

by Emily M. Calhoun

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ISBN-13: 9780199910434
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/06/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Emily M. Calhoun is Professor of Law and the University of Colorado Law School. She has devoted her career to empowering and protecting the rights of individuals, was a civil rights attorney with the Southern Regional Office of the American Civil Liberties Union in the early 1970s, worked as a university administrator to ensure equality for faculty and students, served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado ACLU and the Boulder County Safehouse for battered women, and was a member of the University of Colorado's Privilege and Tenure Committee hearing faculty grievances affecting academic privileges and freedom. Calhoun currently serves as a mediator of academic freedom disputes for the University of Colorado system; teaches and writes in the area of civil liberties litigation, civil rights legislation, and federal jurisdiction; and consults with organizations and attorneys on constitutional rights issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Losing Twice in Constitutional Rights Disputes 1. Constitutional Stature in Rights Disputes 2. Equality, Consent, and Constitutional Leadership 3. Harm to Constitutional Stature in Bowers and Carhart 4. Harms of Untruthfulness 5. Acknowledgment of Harm 6. The Art of Harm Amelioration 7. Harm and Regret in Abortion Disputes 8. Valuing Precedent Differently 9. Losing Twice: The Lottery Bibliographic Essays

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