Constitution in the Courts: Law or Politics?
Constitution in the Courts: Law or Politics?

Constitution in the Courts: Law or Politics?

by Michael J. Perry

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ISBN-13: 9780198024507
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 449 KB

Table of Contents

1.Constitutional Adjudication: Law or Politics?3
2.The Argument for Judicial Review15
3.The Argument for the Originalist Approach to Judicial Review28
4.Originalism Does Not Entail Minimalism, I: The Indeterminacy of History54
5.Originalism Does Not Entail Minimalism, II: The Indeterminacy of Morality70
6.Skepticism about Minimalism--and about Nonminimalism, Too83
7.The Original Meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment116
8.The Supreme Court and the Fourteenth Amendment, I: Equal Protection136
9.The Supreme Court and the Fourteenth Amendment, II: Substantive Due Process161
10.Constitutional Adjudication: Law and Politics192
Notes205
Index269

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