Democracy by Decree: What Happens When Courts Run Government

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This valuable book explains why schools, welfare agencies, and other important state and local institutions have come to be controlled by attorneys and judges rather than by governors and mayors. The authors discuss why this has resulted in worse service to the public and what can be done to restore control of these programs to elected-and accountable-officials. "A brilliant, well-written and brave account of how federal courts have distorted our political system by taking control of complex institutions like schools and ...

Democracy by Decree: What Happens When Courts Run Government 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300103144

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Democracy by Decree: What Happens When Courts Run Government 2002, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300092721

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