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Supreme injustice : how the high court hijacked election 2000

Author: Alan M Dershowitz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines "the U.S. Supreme Court's role in ending the presidential election of 2000 with its controversial ruling in Bush v. Gore."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
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Named Person: George W Bush; Al Gore; George W Bush; Al Gore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Dershowitz
ISBN: 0195148274 9780195148275
OCLC Number: 762218015
Description: xii, 275 pages : illustrations cm
Contents: Five justices decide the election --
The final decision --
Would the majority have stopped the hand count if Gore had been ahead? --
The inconsistency of the majority justices with their previously expressed views --
The importance of Bush v. Gore to all Americans.
Responsibility: Alan M. Dershowitz.

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Many on both sides of the political fence were mystified by, and in some cases, furious at, the Supreme Court's decision in Bush versus Gore. This title explains the decision in the context of the  Read more...

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