Repugnant laws : judicial review of acts of Congress from the founding to the present (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Repugnant laws : judicial review of acts of Congress from the founding to the present

Author: Keith E Whittington
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2019] ©2019
Series: Constitutional thinking.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the Supreme Court strikes down favored legislation, politicians cry judicial activism. When the law is one politicians oppose, the court is heroically righting a wrong. In our polarized moment of partisan fervor, the Supreme Court's routine work of judicial review is increasingly viewed through a political lens, decried by one side or the other as judicial overreach, or "legislating from the bench." But is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith E Whittington
ISBN: 9780700627790 0700627790 0700627804 9780700627806
OCLC Number: 1066130788
Description: xxi, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The politics of judicial review --
The road to judicial review --
Exercising judicial review before the Civil War --
Review of Congress during the Civil War and Reconstruction --
Congress and the Lochner Court ---
The constitutional revolution --
Congress and the conservative court.
Series Title: Constitutional thinking.
Responsibility: Keith E. Whittington.

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In a polarized time of partisan fervor, the US Supreme Court's routine work of judicial review is increasingly viewed through a political lens, decried by one side or the other as judicial overreach,  Read more...

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As contemporary judicial selection politics amplify the urgency of discussions regarding judicial activism, the Court's legitimacy, and the relationship between party and judicial office, Read more...

 
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