The Myth of Judicial Activism

The Myth of Judicial Activism

Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions

Book - 2008
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Arguing that the Constitution can be an organic and a constant document, the author shows how charges of judicial activism disguise simple disagreement with the political outcome of Supreme Court cases, explaining how the concept of legitimacy clarifies understanding of Constitutional law, and examining the Court's rulings on diverse issues, including the death penalty, abortion and freedom of speech.
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780300114683
Branch Call Number: 347.7326 R677m 2008
Characteristics: 262 p. ; 21 cm


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