Vagrancy laws in the US and Irish Supreme Courts

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
JournalLaw, Crime and History
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • vagrancy laws
  • United States supreme court
  • supreme court of Ireland
  • vagrants


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