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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Kovarsky on Habeas

Kovarsky leeLee Kovarsky (University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Habeas Verite (Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2011, p. 13) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

Three recent books from varied academic disciplines demonstrate that habeas is as much about power as it is about liberty - the power of some judges over other magistrates, the power of the judiciary over coordinating governing institutions, and the power of dominant political coalitions over the opposition.

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