Kermit Roosevelt III discusses judicial activism and restraint. He finds neither is always appropriate: A theory of when judges properly strike down laws will not necessarily hang on how many laws they strike down. Judges, though, are not necessarily better at deciding economic questions, and they may do harm either by upholding or by striking down a law. Either of these harms may fall on powerless minorities.
David's hammer : the case for an activist judiciary (Book, ) [seifartiopres.tk]
Sandhya Bathija argues that restrained courts have done best to protect rights from the interests of the wealthy and powerful. Among the three branches of government, Congress has done the most to rein in the power of big business, and this is overwhelmingly for the good of the people.
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Brand New Book. Judicial activism is condemned by both right and left, for good reason--lawless courts are a threat to republican government. But challenging conventional wisdom, constitutional litigator Clint Bolick argues in David s Hammer: The Case for an Activist Judiciary that far worse is a judiciary that allows the other branches of government to run roughshod over precious liberties. David s Hammer reclaims for the judiciary its intended role as the ultimate safeguard of a free society.
David's Hammer: The Case for an Activist Judiciary
Seller Inventory ANB Soft cover. First Paper. Libertarians and many conservatives promote the concept of "constitutional limited government. This book argues that the courts have not been active enough in protecting rights, and have too often deferred to the politicians in Congress and the White House. Mr Bolick is head of the Institute for Justice, which sponsors litigation aimed at overturning oppressive laws and regulations.
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The Case Against Judicial Review
From the Back Cover : What Others Have Said "Clint Bolick dares to suggest what conventional wisdom deems unthinkable: that the American judiciary is not too activist; it is not activist enough. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
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