Vagrancy laws in the US and Irish Supreme Courts

Lennon, Genevieve (2013) Vagrancy laws in the US and Irish Supreme Courts. Law, Crime and History, 3 (2). pp. 173-179. ISSN 2045-9238

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Abstract

This case note discusses the treatment of two analogous vagrancy laws by the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Ireland. The note presents an overview of the relevant law, the facts of the cases and the main points of the judgments, which are striking in their similarity.