An entrenched legacy : how the New Deal constitutional revolution continues to shape the role of the Supreme Court (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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An entrenched legacy : how the New Deal constitutional revolution continues to shape the role of the Supreme Court

Author: Patrick M Garry
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Book title] takes a fresh look at the role of the Supreme Court in our modern constitutional system. Although criticisms of judicial power today often attribute its rise to the activism of justices seeking to advance particular political ideologies, [author] argues instead that the Supreme Court's power has grown mainly because of certain constitutional decisions during the New Deal era that initially seemed to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick M Garry
ISBN: 9780271032801 0271032804
OCLC Number: 137222794
Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The New Deal constitutional revolution --
At the heart of the revolution : the Constitution's structural provisions --
How the administrative state has boosted judicial power --
The court's federalism revolution --
A one-sided federalism revolution : ignoring the liberty side of federalism --
Contradicting the federalism revolution : the court's nationalizing rights-jurisprudence --
Conclusion : a stifling of the democratic process.
Responsibility: Patrick M. Garry.
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Takes a look at the role of the Supreme Court in our modern constitutional system. This book argues instead that the Supreme Court's power has grown mainly because of certain constitutional decisions  Read more...

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"This is a clear and well-informed addition to the line of strong critiques of the modern practice of judicial review."-Robert F. Nagel, University of Colorado "Patrick Garry's new book is a Read more...

 
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