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The democratic constitution [electronic resource] /Neal Devins and Louis Fisher.

By: Devins, Neal.
Contributor(s): Fisher, Louis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (ix, 303 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1423720660 (electronic bk.); 9781423720669 (electronic bk.); 1280427833; 9781280427831.Subject(s): Constitutional law -- United States | United States -- Politics and government | Pressure groups -- United States | Judicial process -- United States | LAW -- Constitutional | LAW -- Public | Droit constitutionnel -- �Etats-Unis | Groupes de pression -- �Etats-Unis | Processus judiciaire -- �Etats-Unis | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement | Grondwetten | Rechtsinterpretatie | Electronic books | Constitutional law | Judicial process | Political science | Pressure groups | United States | Samfundsvidenskab PolitologiGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 342.7302 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Judicial supremacy as orthodoxy -- Who participates? -- Federalism -- Separation of powers -- The war power -- Privacy -- Race -- Speech -- Religion -- The ongoing dialogue.
digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: In this fascinating debunking of judicial supremacy, Devins and Fisher argue that nonjudicial contributions to constitutional interpretation make the Constitution more stable, more consistent with constitutional principles, and more protective of individual and minority rights. This highly readable narrative of how the Court and elected officials work in concert with the American people to shape constitutional values is an impressive affirmation of public participation in the political process.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-287) and indexes.

Judicial supremacy as orthodoxy -- Who participates? -- Federalism -- Separation of powers -- The war power -- Privacy -- Race -- Speech -- Religion -- The ongoing dialogue.

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In this fascinating debunking of judicial supremacy, Devins and Fisher argue that nonjudicial contributions to constitutional interpretation make the Constitution more stable, more consistent with constitutional principles, and more protective of individual and minority rights. This highly readable narrative of how the Court and elected officials work in concert with the American people to shape constitutional values is an impressive affirmation of public participation in the political process.

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