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Constitutional conscience : the moral dimension of judicial decision

Author: Jefferson Powell
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some accuse American judges of being too driven by politics others argue that they are justified in using their positions to advance personal views. Advocating an approach that eschews ideology but still values personal perspective, Powell makes a case for the centrality of individual conscience in constitutional decision-making.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Powell, Jefferson, 1954-
Constitutional conscience.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007032536
(OCoLC)163812951
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jefferson Powell
ISBN: 9780226677309 0226677303
OCLC Number: 309917323
Description: 1 online resource (x, 149 pages)
Contents: The rule of five --
Playing the game --
A question of degree --
Men and women of goodwill --
Making it up as we go along.
Responsibility: H. Jefferson Powell.
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"This is an inspiring and wise book. It is imbued with the very virtues it expounds and advocates: faith, integrity, candor, and humility. Powell's arguments are cogent and incisive - they invariably Read more...

 
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