Contest for Constitutional Authority: The Abortion and War Powers Debates

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Most people, scholars and laypeople alike, view the judiciary as the ultimate authority in constitutional questions. Political scientist Susan Burgess sees things differently. In Contest for Constitutional Authority, Burgess shows how such single-branch supremacy diminishes public understanding of and participation in constitutional democracy. Instead, Burgess argues that each branch of government has the right to interpret the Constitution, and that no branch has the final authority theory known as "departmental review." ...

Contest for Constitutional Authority: The Abortion and War Powers Debates 1992, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700605224

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Contest for Constitutional Authority: The Abortion and War Powers Debates 1992, University Press of Kansas, Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700606290

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