Judiciary in American Democracy: Alexander Bockel, the Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty, and Contemporary Constitutional Theory

Judiciary in American Democracy: Alexander Bockel, the Counter-Majoritarian Difficulty, and Contemporary Constitutional Theory

by Kenneth D. Ward
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791465554
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
SUNY series in American Constitutionalism Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
Ch. 1Principle, prudence, and judicial power9
Ch. 2The jurisprudence of constitutional regimes : Alexander Bickel and Cass Sunstein23
Ch. 3Alexander Bickel and the new judicial minimalism45
Ch. 4Democratic constitutionalism : the Bickel-Ackerman dialectic71
Ch. 5The countermajoritarian difficulty : tradition versus original meaning105
Ch. 6An empirical analysis of Alexander Bickel's The least dangerous branch123
Ch. 7Bickel and the new proceduralists147
Ch. 8Constitutional theory and the faces of power163

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