The Democratic Constitution.
By: Devins, Neal.
Contributor(s): Fisher, Louis.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (369 p.).ISBN: 9780190279561.Subject(s): Constitutional history -- United States | Constitutional law -- United States | Judicial process -- United States | United States -- Constitution | United States -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Democratic ConstitutionDDC classification: 342.7302 LOC classification: KF4550Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; The Democratic Constitution; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Judicial Supremacy as Orthodoxy; 2. Who Participates?; 3. Federalism; 4. Separation of Powers; 5. The War Power; 6. Privacy; 7. Race; 8. Speech; 9. Religion; 10. The Ongoing Dialogue; Case Index; Subject Index
Constitutional law is clearly shaped by judicial actors. But who else contributes? Scholars in the past have recognized that the legislative branch plays a significant role in determining structural issues, such as separation of powers and federalism, but stopped there--claiming that only courts had the independence and expertise to safeguard individual and minority rights. In this readable and engaging narrative, the authors identify the nuts and bolts of the national dialogue and relate succinct examples of how elected officials and the general public often dominate the Supreme Court in defi
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