Sovereignty is understood in jurisprudence as the full right and power of a
governing body to .... Thomas Hobbes, in Leviathan (1651) borrowed Bodin's
definition of ... A sovereign power has abs...
Abigail B. Molitor†. Not only do States retain sovereignty under the Constitution,
there is also a ... substantive effect on minority representation in formerly cov-
ered states8 and ... predict when equal sovereignty might be invoked in the future
.... See James Blacksher and Lani Guinier, Free at Last: Rejecting Equal
B. The Construction of the Sovereign States of America ............. 288. 1. ..... This
Article is the first effort to bridge the scholarly divide by means of ..... "equal"
nations, the states and the federal government do not operate on a level playing
field. This ... sovereignty not as a formal, dollars-and-personnel concept...
Introduction / Definition: ... Yet it was not felt appropriate to treat them as
sovereign States of the same ... who in some way did not have supreme authority
within their States or unqualified external ... At a time when a ruler could properly
say “L'État, c'est moi”, such .... (b) Each state enjoys the rights inherent in full...
Aug 18, 2006 ... David B. Rivkin ... In other words, when questions are asked about the meaning
and requirements of international law, ... All sovereign states are equal in law,
and none can claim the right to adjudicate-in a definitive ....  The suggestion is
clear that, had there been a formal decision by the President (or by ...
The development of a system of sovereign states culminated in Europe at the
Peace of ... (Internal sovereignty means supreme authority within one's territory,
while ... rights law limits sovereignty by providing individuals rights vis-B-vis the
state. ...  That is not to say that all states have equal influence in the process.
"No sovereign state, and not all state sovereignties together, seem to be ... Actors
with supreme authority are, by definition, sovereign. ... We must resist the
temptation to say "merely" formally, though, because sovereignty is essentially
formal, ... And some entities that do, most notably Taiwan , are universally
May 14, 2013 ... Sovereign equality is the concept in which every sovereign state possesses the ...
When Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in 2008, the United ...
However, from an international law perspective, what does this mean? ... or has
the capacity to engage in, formal relations with other such entities.
Oct 13, 2006 ... This does not mean, however, that the concept has become uncontroversial. ...
the idea that citizenship's necessary context is the sovereign, territorial state. ....
There are times when individuals need only be “private citizens” and others when
... Political liberty is seen in instrumental terms: the formal rights...
Feb 12, 2002 ... The formerly dominant view that Hobbes espoused psychological ... For example,
subjects should not dispute the sovereign power and ... that people should adopt
what they see to be the necessary means to their most important ends. ... the
state of nature will be easily recognized by those whose formerly ...