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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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The Supreme Court and American Democracy 3rd ed

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David G. BarnumAssociate Professor of Political Science, DePaul University, Illinois, USA

ISBN13: 9780312061067
ISBN: 0312061064
Published: December 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Written expressly for a student audience, this core text has a non-ideological theme - the tension between the Supreme Court's power of judicial review and the democratic, majoritarian features of American government. This allows the reader to examine the place of the Court in the broader context of American society and the American system of democratic self-government. Seven case studies show constitutional litigation in action.