30 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014
Date Written: 1965
In an endorsement of Justice Black’s dissent in Bell v. Maryland, this work argues in favors of Black’s interpretation of the state action requirement and attempts to make sense of Black’s understanding in other cases where he found state action in similar private circumstances.
Keywords: state action requirement, private actor
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Van Alstyne, William W., Mr. Justice Black, Constitutional Review and the Talisman of State Action (1965). Duke Law Journal, Vol. 1965, p. 219, 1965; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-132. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1928047