The Least Dangerous Branch: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Politics

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This classic book on the role of the Supreme Court in our democracy traces the history of the Court, assessing the merits of various decisions along the way. Eminent law professor Alexander Bickel begins with Marbury vs. Madison, which he says gives shaky support to judicial review, and concludes with the school desegregation cases of 1954, which he uses to show the extent and limits of the Court's power. In this way he accomplishes his stated purpose: "to have the Supreme Court's exercise of judicial review better ...

The Least Dangerous Branch: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Politics 2011, Literary Licensing, LLC, Whitefish MT

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The Least Dangerous Branch: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Politics 1986, Yale University Press

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The Least Dangerous Branch: The Supreme Court at the Bar of Politics 1986, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

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