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Author Roosevelt, Kermit
Title The Myth of Judicial Activism : Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Judging the Court -- Part I Deciding Constitutional Cases -- 1 The Plain Meaning of the Constitution: The Fallacy of Direct Enforcement -- 2 The Model: What Doctrine Is For -- 3 From Activism to Legitimacy -- Part II Easy Cases -- 4 Equal Protection, Criminal Procedure, Executive Detention -- Part III Hard Cases -- 5 Gay Rights: Romer, Lawrence, and Goodridge -- 6 Abortion: Roe and Casey -- 7 Takings: Kelo v. City of New London -- 8 The Establishment Clause -- 9 The Death Penalty: Roper and Atkins -- 10 The First Amendment: Campaign Finance Reform -- Part IV Illegitimacy -- 11 Refusing to Defer -- 12 Reviled Decisions -- Part V Striking the Balance -- 13 Branches Behaving Badly: Whom Do You Trust? -- Notes -- Index
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Link Print version: Roosevelt, Kermit The Myth of Judicial Activism : Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions New Haven : Yale University Press,c2006 9780300114683
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court.;Political questions and judicial power -- United States
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