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AB 540

AB 540   Reference library

Hinda Seif

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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986 words

AB 540 (Assembly Bill 540; California Education Code 68130.5) is a bill signed into law in California in 2001 that

Abortion Politics and Policy

Abortion Politics and Policy   Reference library

Daniel K. Williams

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
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2,858 words

Abortion policy in the United States has been contentious for decades and continues to polarize the American electorate. The controversy

Abrams v. United States

Abrams v. United States   Reference library

Norman L. Rosenberg

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
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343 words

This 1919 Supreme Court case from the World War I era involved Russian-born anarchists convicted under the 1918 Sedition Act

Acequia Institute

Acequia Institute   Reference library

Devon G. Peña

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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547 words

The Acequia Institute (TAI)—acequia means “ditch”: in Spanish and derives from the Arabic word for water conduit—was established in

Acequia Recognition Law

Acequia Recognition Law   Reference library

Gregory A. Hicks

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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The Colorado Acequia Recognition Law was adopted by the Colorado legislature in April 2009. It recognizes traditional Hispano methods

Acuña, Rodolfo

Acuña, Rodolfo (b. 1932)   Reference library

Deena J. González and Yvette J. Saavedra

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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Known by many as the father of Chicano/a studies, the historian Rodolfo Acuña is a prolific writer, political activist, and

Adams, John

Adams, John   Reference library

Stuart Leibiger

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
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(1759–1826) served as a continental congressman, diplomat, vice president (1789–1797), and president

Adams, John Quincy

Adams, John Quincy   Reference library

Leonard L. Richards

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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(1767–1848), sixth president of the United States. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of John Adams and Abigail

Adkins v. Children’s Hospital

Adkins v. Children’s Hospital   Reference library

James W. Ely Jr.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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338 words

During the early twentieth century, Progressives sought to ameliorate the consequences of industrialization by enacting minimum wage laws. Conservatives and

Administrative State

Administrative State   Reference library

Williamjames Hull Hoffer

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
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The term “administrative state” entered the political science literature in Dwight Waldo’s influential book of the same name in 1948

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