Lessons from the Past: A History of American Law in Times of Crises

Kentucky Bench and Bar, Vol. 10, January 2002

5 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2007

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Susan Duncan

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Abstract

This bar magazine article examines America's response of passing laws in response to a crisis. The authors look at legislation passed during various wars and after the Oklahoma bombing tragedy. They compare these laws to legislation passed after September 11th.

Keywords: constituitonal issues, crises, laws

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Duncan, Susan, Lessons from the Past: A History of American Law in Times of Crises. Kentucky Bench and Bar, Vol. 10, January 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=990437

Susan Duncan (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States
502-852-6373 (Phone)
502-852-0862 (Fax)

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