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The judicial branch

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
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Table of Contents

The historical foundations of the American judiciary / William E. Nelson
Judges and democracy : the changing role of the United States Supreme Court / Cass R. Sunstein
Judicial independence and the majoritarian difficulty / Kermit L. Hall
The judiciary and the separation of powers / Richard A. Brisbin, Jr.
Judicial review and interpretation : have the courts become sovereign when interpreting the constitution? / Keith E. Whittington
Paths to the Bench : selecting Supreme Court justices in a "juristocratic" world / Joel B. Grossman
Is judicial federalism essential to democracy? : state courts in the federal system / Paul Brace and Melinda Gann Hall
American courts and democracy : a comparative perspective / Donald P. Kommers
Courts in American popular culture / Lynn Mather
What Americans know about the courts and why it matters / Gregory A. Caldeira and Kevin T. McGuire
The impact of courts on American life / Gerald N. Rosenberg
Judicial activism and American democracy / Doris Marie Provine
Courts and the rights revolution / Charles R. Epp
Discrimination through direct democracy : the role of the judiciary in the pursuit of equality / Sue Davis
From republic to democracy : the judiciary and the political process / Mark A. Graber
Courts and the definition of defendants' rights / David A. Yalof
Public education, democratic life, and the American courts / Douglas S. Reed
Property rights and democracy in the American constitutional order / James W. Ely, Jr.
The future of the judicial branch : courts and democracy in the twenty-first century / Lawrence Baum.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Institutions of American democracy series


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KF8700 .J83 2005

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xxviii, 579 p. ;
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