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American State Constitutional Equalities
Many American state constitutions contain equality provisions. Some simply promote Equal Protection in ways comparable to the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the federal constitution. Others are worded quite differently, ...
State Damage Caps and Separation of Powers
In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court invalidated certain statutory caps on non-economic damages in medical cases because they “unduly” infringed “upon the inherent power of the judiciary.” Such judicial authority originated ...