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The Resource Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy : the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History

Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy : the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History

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Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy : the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History
Title
Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy
Title remainder
the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Should the Supreme Court have the last word when it comes to interpreting the Constitution? The justices on the Supreme Court certainly seem to think so--and their critics say that this position threatens democracy. But Keith Whittington argues that the Court's justices have not simply seized power and circumvented politics. The justices have had power thrust upon them--by politicians, for the benefit of politicians. In this sweeping political history of judicial supremacy in America, Whittington shows that presidents and political leaders of all stripes have worked to put the Court on a pedes
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Whittington, Keith E
Dewey number
347.7312
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF8748 .W48 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives
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  • Judicial review
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Judicial review
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • United States
Label
Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy : the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; 1 The Politics of Constitutional Meaning; 2 The Construction of Constitutional Regimes; 3 The Reconstruction of Judicial Authority; 4 The Judiciary in the Politics of Opposition; 5 The Growth of Judicial Authority; 6 The Dynamics of Constitutional Authority; Index
Control code
676688558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691096407
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676688558
Label
Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy : the Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; 1 The Politics of Constitutional Meaning; 2 The Construction of Constitutional Regimes; 3 The Reconstruction of Judicial Authority; 4 The Judiciary in the Politics of Opposition; 5 The Growth of Judicial Authority; 6 The Dynamics of Constitutional Authority; Index
Control code
676688558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691096407
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)676688558

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