Robert C. Power

Widener University - Commonwealth Law School

Emeritus Professor of Law

3800 Vartan Way

Harrisburg, PA 17110-9380

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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5

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Pinochet and the Uncertain Globalization of Criminal Law

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 89, 2007
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 151 (191,907)
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August Pinochet Ugarte, globalization, international law, military dictatorship, Baltazar Garzon, Jack Straw, Amnesty International, Geneva Conventions, extradition, torture, genocide, "disappeared," murder, hostage-taking, Convention Against Torture, extradite or prosecute, double criminality

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'The Wire' and Alternative Stories of Law and Inequality

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 425, 2013, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-62
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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'The Wire', television, crime, equal protection, public education, San Antonio v. Rodriguez, poverty, Plyler v. Doe, school funding, strict scrutiny, 'no snitching', code of silence, police brutality, drug legalization, Warren Court, wealth classification, common law right to equal services

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Reasonable and Other Doubts: The Problem of Jury Instructions

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 67, p. 45, 1999
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 29 Jan 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 110 (244,946)
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trial by jury, jury instructions, reasonable doubt, presumption of innocence, due process, moral certainty, analogy instructions, substantial doubt, firmly convinced, real possibility, black box, jury nullification, jury selection, written instructions

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Changing Expectations of Privacy and the Fourth Amendment

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 16, p. 43, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 56 (363,916)

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fourth amendment, September 11 attacks, reasonable expectation of privacy, polling data, video surveillance, electronic surveillance, data-mining, special needs searches, airport security, stop and frisk, reasonable suspicion, profiling

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Lawyers and the War

Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 34, 2009, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Department of Justice, Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, Opinions of the Attorney General, White House Counsel, John Ashcroft, John Yoo, Jack Goldsmith, Jay Bybee, James Comey, David Addington, September 11 attacks, new paradigm, legal ethics, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Code of P

6.

The Textualist

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 84, 1990
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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George Anastaplo, William Winslow Crosskey, federalism, commerce power, general welfare, judicial power, Marbury v. Madison, presidential power, preamble, Declaration of Independence, slavery, equality, textualism, originalism, Articles of Confederation

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The Path to (and from?) Judicial Independence, Review of Charles Gardner Geyh, When Courts and Congress Collide: The Struggle for Control of America's Judicial System

Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, Vol. 5, p. 603, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 34 (443,049)

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federal courts, judicial independence, dynamic equilibrium, separation of powers, politics, ideology, legal realism, judicial appointment, Senate confirmation, impeachment, jurisdiction-stripping, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Judicial Conference of the U.S., Robert Bork, Earl Warren

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Help is Sometimes Close at Hand: The Exhaustion Problem and the Ripeness Solution

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 1987, p. 547, 1987
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 27 (475,803)
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exhaustion of administrative remedies, McKart v. U.S., ripeness, Abbott Laboratories v. Gardner, timing of judicial review. judicial review of administrative action, irreparable injury, futility, judicial economy, agency expertise, agency autonomy, rule with exceptions, balancing test, legal questio

9.

The Fast Food of Modern Legal Realism

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 68, 1988
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Richard Neely, billable hours, legal realism, petulant whine, New York Times v. Sullivan, administrative law, legislation, common law, legislative facts, judicial seminars, lobbying, judicial review

10.

The Fourth Revolution

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 52, 1996
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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William Leuchtenburg, constitutional revolutions, four horsemen, interstate commerce clause, spending power, due process clause, court-packing plan, separation of powers, New Deal, Owen Roberts, Hugo Black, Buck v. Bell, West Coast Hotel v. Parrish, constitutional law course, constitutional law

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The Education of Robert Bork

University of Bridgeport Law Review, Vol. 10, 1989
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Robert Bork, Lowell Weicker, advice and consent, confirmation process, ideology, abortion, 1964 Civil Rights Act, equal protection, privacy, originalism, interpretivism, Watergate, confirmation conversion, stare decisis

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Federalism, Fig Leaves, and the Games Lawyers Play

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 12, 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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federalism, states' rights, nullification, interstate commerce, U.S. v. Lopez, spending power, sovereignty, Article III, Eleventh Amendment, sovereign immunity, dual sovereignty, cooperative federalism

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Affirmative Action and Judicial Incoherence

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 55, 1994
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Equal Protection Clause, Affirmative Action, Richmond v. Croson, Metro Broadcasting v. FCC, Classification, Remedial Programs, Peter Westen, Ronald Dworkin, Suspect Class, Means-Ends Analysis, Rational Basis, Intermediate Scrutiny, Strict Scrutiny, Narrowly Tailored, Color Blind

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Technology and the Fourth Amendment: A Proposed Formulation for Visual Searches

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 80, 1989
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 18 (526,208)
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technology, fourth amendment, Katz v. U.S., electronic surveillance, reasonable expectation of privacy, search, open fields, aerial search, video surveillance, binoculars, intrusion paradigm, legitimate purpose, reasonable implementation, specially protected objects, houses, public restrooms, sophis

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Rulemaking Developments

Widener Law Journal, Vol. 8, p. 419, 1999
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Rulemaking, Administrative Procedure Act, Commonwealth Documents Act, Model State Administrative Procedure Act, Regulation, Adjudication, Statement of Policy, Interpretations, Procedural Regulations, Notice And Comment, Statement of Basis and Purpose, Binding Norm Test, Original Purpose Test, Emerge

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Integrating Theory with Practice

Widener Journal of Public Law, Vol. 1, 1992
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Administrative Law, Judicial Deference, Chevron v. NRDC, Statutory Interpretation, Arbitrary and Capricious, Separation of Powers, Administrative Procedure Act, Public Choice Theory, Bureaucratic Age, Course Sequencing, Problem Method

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'Intelligence' Searches and Purpose: A Significant Mismatch between Constitutional Criminal Procedure and the Law of Intelligence-Gathering

Pace Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 620, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Robert C. Power
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, United States v. United States District Court (Keith), Primary Purpose, Domestic Surveillance, Electronic Surveillance, Surreptitious Searches, Title III, Foreign Intelligence Searches, National Security, Wall of Separation, Dual Purpose Searches, Special Need