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Secularizing a Religious Legal System: Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Early Eighteenth Century England

express mention of those two by name, yet I believe they are seldom found among the crimes presented: For what reason I cannot conceive, unless it be, that the laws of the state have appointed temporal penalties for them. But as there is nothing in those laws that has taken away the authority of the Church, so is there no cause why the exercise of that authority in these particulars should be discontinued; at least, till we see the temporal laws executed with greater zeal and better effect. Edmund Gibson, Directions Given to the Clergy of the Diocese of London, in the

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Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859

, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws, concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal: this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms. W ILLIAM B LACKSTONE , B LACKSTONE ’ S C OMMENTARIES . (Philadelphia: William Young Burch, 1803), Book I, 160. This edition includes extensive commentary by St. George Tucker with notes of reference to the Federal and Virginia State

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Who Can Be President of the United States?: Candidate Hillary Clinton and the Problem of Statutory Qualifications

Barrett Tillman, Member of the House of Representatives and Vice President of the US: Can Paul Ryan Hold Both Positions at the Same Time? , J URIST –F ORUM , Aug. 23, 2012, http://jurist.org/forum/2012/08/seth-barrett-tillman-vice-presidency.php (same); see also Tillman, supra note 5 (discussing the scope of the Constitution’s office -language in the Disqualification Clause); cf., e.g ., Seth Barrett Tillman, Letter to the Editor, Oath of Officers , C LAREMONT R EVIEW OF B OOKS , Summer 2015, at 11 (opining on the temporal scope of the Article VI oath

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Cleaning the Muck of Ages from the Windows into the Soul of Tax

. There is also a temporal dimension in tax. Bracket creep, when increases in wage move workers into higher marginal tax rates, is an important part of any slow, ongoing increased taxation on workers and possibly, depending on the level of wage increases, decreasing or helping to decrease after tax living standards, too. The introduction of the GST in Australia from 1 July, 2000, is a case in point. It was accompanied by income tax cuts whose value was eroded over time through bracket creep. One estimate is that by 2005/2006, bracket creep had clawed back $3.8 billion

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Posner’s Folly: The End of Legal Pragmatism and Coercion’s Clarity

reasonable definition of “political,” but I mean it to refer to the structures, concepts, and authorities ultimately responsible for the socially-legitimated governance of temporal human societies. The ends of political positive law, i.e. law promulgated by legal authorities designated as such by a polity, necessarily involve the regulation of subjects’ actions through the means of coercive rules and commands meant to affect subjects’ practical decision-making. The regulatory end remains necessary even if understood to be a means to a further end, such as justice or

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Sentencing Disparities

the outcome not occurring. The equation represents the odds of the outcome. At the outset of this study, it was considered that a three-level model might be appropriate considering district courts are nested within the higher level circuit courts of appeal and/or within years, with the latter perhaps accounting for changes in sentencing patterns over time and using annual time periods as the temporal division. A few statistical notes should be briefly mentioned before addressing the models. The software utilized for the study presented herein, including the

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Administrative History and the Theory of Fields: Towards a Social and Political History of Public Administration

reality taking place at a specific time and place. Second, they represent »a form of incorporated history«. And third, they produce an understanding of reality »that is open to conjuncture, contingency, and radical discontinuity«. Overall, the theory provides a framework that allows understanding social reality by linking structures, agents, and institutions in a temporal perspective. Capital is defined as a resource that agents – individuals and organizations – have, can accumulate over time, and use to interact among each other. There are four types of capital

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Litigious Paranoia: Sense of Justice, Bureaucracy, and Media

temporally and spatially dependent power derived from emotions to take action and the social contextualization of emotions. On the relevance of the historicity of emotions in historical studies, see Ute Frevert: Emotions in History – Lost and Found, Budapest 2011; Ute Frevert / Thomas Dixon: Emotions in History. Continuity and Change in the Vocabulary of Feeling 1700–2000, Oxford 2014. Second, those media are shifted from the periphery to the center of cognitive interest which are brought into play to transfer the fury, the hate, but also the desperation and the suffering

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»Monitor Yourself!« The Controlled Emotions of Spanish Office Holders in the Early Modern Period

Chancillería in Valladolid. Ultimately, in 1597, he published a book about the office of the corregidores, the so-called Política para corregidores, which encompassed almost 2000 pages. In it, the ideal conduct of a corregidor was described: He should, it said, have a distinct sobriety (sobriedad), a moderate demeanour and maintain this moderation when eating and drinking. Jerónimo Castillo de Bobadilla: Política para corregidores y señores de vasallos, en tiempo de paz, y de guerra, y para prelados en lo espiritual, y temporal entre legos, jueces de comision, regidores

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An den Grenzen der Vernunft: Beamte und ›Barbaren‹ in den Peripherien Lateinamerikas, 18.–19. Jahrhundert

Entgleisungen bewahren. Ganz ohne Wut, und hier folgte Castilla aristotelischen Gedanken, ließe sich aber auch nicht gut regieren. Ein von Vernunft geleiteter Zorn sei den Richtern nämlich tugendhaft. Jerónimo Castillo de Bobadilla: Política para Corregidores y Señores de vasallos, en tiempo de paz y de guerra y para prelados en lo espiritual y temporal entre legos, juezes de comisión, regidores, abogados y otros officiales públicos y de las jurisdiciones, preeminencias, residencias y salarios dellos y de lo tocante a las de órdenes y cavalleros dellas [Politik für

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