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The judicial branch

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English.

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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.

Series
Institutions of American democracy series

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
347.73
Library of Congress
KF8700 .J83 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxviii, 579 p. ;
Number of pages
579

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3402848M
Internet Archive
judicialbranch00hall
ISBN 10
0195171721
ISBN 13
9780195171723
LC Control Number
2005017853
Library Thing
623174
Goodreads
1037312
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