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Justice vs. law : courts and politics in American society

Author: Eugene W Hickok; Gary L McDowell
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Justice vs. Law realistically, sophisticatedly, comprehensively, and engagingly addresses the trauma of the judicial process: the innate contradiction of courts of law playing a major political role in America's government. Ably and imaginatively analyzed by the two authors, it is a role that raises the fundamental question of whether the judicial quest is to be for 'equal justice under law' or 'justice at any  Read more...
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Hickok, Eugene W.
Justice vs. law.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993
(OCoLC)756461610
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene W Hickok; Gary L McDowell
ISBN: 0029205298 9780029205297 0743236289 9780743236287
OCLC Number: 28374405
Description: xiii, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An "Undeniably Tragic" Case --
2. Joshua's Quest For Justice and the Logic of the Law --
3. May It Please the Court --
4. Doing Justice in the Name of the Law: The Transformation of Due Process of Law --
5. Constitutional Moralism and The Politics of Advice and Consent --
6. How Great a Revolution? --
7. Epilogue:Judicial Supremacy and the Decline of Popular Government.
Other Titles: Justice versus law.
Responsibility: Eugene W. Hickok, Gary L. McDowell.

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This text aims to demystify the US judicial process and its essential place in democracy. The authors discuss the important aspects of judicial power, including the relationship between procedure and  Read more...

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