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Overruling democracy : the Supreme Court vs. the American people

Author: Jamin B Raskin
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents arguments that the United States must develop a new set of rights through a series of amendments and court decisions to protect democracy in everyday life.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamin B Raskin
ISBN: 0415934397 9780415934398
OCLC Number: 50198602
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Supreme Court and America's democracy deficit --
The court supreme : Bush v. Gore and the judicial assault on democracy --
Reading democracy out : the citizen has no right to vote and the majority doesn't rule --
Unequal protection : the Supreme Court's racial double standard in redistricting --
America's signature exclusion : how democracy is made safe for the two-party system --
"Arrogant Orwellian bureaucrats" : how America's electoral-industrial complex controls our political debates and gerrymanders your mind --
Schooling for democracy --
Democracy and the corporation --
Unflagging patriotism : the people, the flag, and the Constitution --
Democracy rising : overruling the court, rerighting America.
Responsibility: Jamin B. Raskin.
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The current five-vote majority on the Supreme Court may be the most divisive, anti-democratic court in American history. Overruling Democracy disputes the majority's awful rulings on third parties,  Read more...

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