The Courts and Social Policy

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In recent years, the power of American judges to make social policy has been significantly broadened. The courts have reached into many matters once thought to be beyond the customary scope of judicial decisionmaking: education and employment policy, environmental issues, prison and hospital management, and welfare administration--to name a few. This new judicial activity can be traced to various sources, among them the emergence of public interest law firms and interest groups committed to social change through the courts, ...

The Courts and Social Policy 1977, Brookings Institution Press

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Courts and Social Policy 1977, Brookings Institution Press

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