The Role of the Supreme Court in American Politics: The Least Dangerous Branch? (Large Print 16pt)


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When the Supreme Court's effectively decided the presidential election of 2000, it decision illustrated a classic question in American politics: what is the appropriate role for the Supreme Court? The dilemma is between judicial activism, the Court's willingness to make significant changes in public policy, and judicial restraint, the Court's willingness to confine the use and extent of its power. While the Framers of the Constitution felt that the judiciary would be the "least dangerous branch" of government, many have ...

The Role Of The Supreme Court In American Politics: The Least Dangerous Branch? 2001, Westview Press Inc

ISBN-13: 9780813367538