The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis

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Congress and the president are not the only branches that deal with fiscal issues in times of war. In this innovative book, Nancy Staudt focuses on the role of federal courts in fiscal matters during warfare and high-cost national defense emergencies. There is, she argues, a judicial power of the purse that becomes evident upon examining the budgetary effects of judicial decision making. The book provides substantial evidence that judges are willing maybe even eager to redirect private monies into government hands when the ...

The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226771144

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