Rise of Modern Judicial Review: From Constitutional Interpretation to Judge-Made Law

Rise of Modern Judicial Review: From Constitutional Interpretation to Judge-Made Law

by Christopher Wolfe
     
 

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This major history of judicial review, revised to include the Rehnquist court, shows how modern courts have used their power to create new "rights with fateful political consequences." Originally published by Basic Books.

Author Biography: Christopher Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at Marquette University.  See more details below

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This major history of judicial review, revised to include the Rehnquist court, shows how modern courts have used their power to create new "rights with fateful political consequences." Originally published by Basic Books.

Author Biography: Christopher Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at Marquette University.

Editorial Reviews

Gary McDowell
At once comprehensive, historically rich, and theoretically deep....To anyone who cares about the current sorry state of constitutional law and theory, this book is must reading.
American Political Science Review
A clear, readable and fair account of the development of judicial review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465070343
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
02/28/1988
Series:
Series in American Government
Pages:
416

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Christopher Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at Marquette University.

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