Monday, April 9, 2012

Essays on State Constitutional Adjudication (Part 1: Steven Sacco and Dana Vitarelli)

This is the first of a two-part series of essays examining the role of state courts in constitutional adjudication and the approaches those courts take in such adjudication, especially their treatment of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on similar issues.

Constitutional Guardianship in State Courts
By Steven Sacco
Steve Sacco, a dual degree student, is in his 3d year student at Albany Law School while pursuing a Masters in Social Work at the SUNY Albany School of Social Welfare.
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The Interplay Between State and Federal Courts
By Dana Vitarelli
Dana Vitarelli, a third-year law student at Albany Law School, is currently the Research and Writing Editor and Business Manager for the Journal of Science & Technology.
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