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Narrowing the Nation's Power: The Supreme Court Sides with the States


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August 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A federal judge critiques recent Supreme Court decisions, arguing that by granting increased authority to the fifty states, the Court dangerously limits Congressional power and individual rights.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments Prologue: A Recurrent Struggle Is Resumed 1. The Battle of Boerne 2. Superior Beings 3. Votaries 4. The Sovereign Publisher and the Last of the Menu Girls 5. Perhaps Inconsequential Problems 6. Gang Rape at State U. 7. Sovereign Remedy Notes Index

Portrait

John T. Noonan, Jr. is Robbins Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of a dozen books, including Bribes (1987), Persons and Masks of the Law (2002), and The Lustre of Our Country : The American Experience of Religious Freedom (1998), which was a New York Times Notable Book. He is currently the holder of the Maguire Chair in Ethics at the Kluge Center of the Library of Congress and a senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Pressestimmen

"[T]his brief book is an immensely valuable and important critique of the Rehnquist Court's constitutional agenda."--"Wilson Quarterly
EAN: 9780520240681
ISBN: 0520240685
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 212 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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