We the People: The Only Cure to Judicial Activism

We the People: The Only Cure to Judicial Activism

by Nathan W. Tucker
     
 

On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court shocked the state when it ruled that homosexuals had the right to marry under the Iowa Constitution. As outraged Iowans sought to overturn the court's decision, serious questions were raised, including: Does the court's order have the force of law Do state and local officials have to obey a court decision which had no basis… See more details below

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On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court shocked the state when it ruled that homosexuals had the right to marry under the Iowa Constitution. As outraged Iowans sought to overturn the court's decision, serious questions were raised, including: Does the court's order have the force of law Do state and local officials have to obey a court decision which had no basis in the constitution Can the court's decision be stopped by a governor's executive order If the legislature refuses to pass a marriage amendment, should a constitutional convention be called Nathan Tucker, a Davenport, Iowa, attorney, seeks to answer these questions in a series of columns he wrote in the aftermath of the court's decision.

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ISBN-13:
9781257312269
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
06/04/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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