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Principled Judicial Restraint: A Case Against Activism

Authors: Waltman, Jerold

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Like many books, this one argues for a more restrained Supreme Court. Unlike most other books, however, this one grounds that call in a fully elaborated constitutional theory that goes beyond the "counter-majoritarian difficulty."

About the authors

Jerold Waltman is the R.W. Morrison Professor of Political Science at Baylor University, where he teaches constitutional law. He is the author of eight previous books, the most recent of which is Congress, the Supreme Court, and Religious Liberty: The Case of City of Boerne v. Flores (2013).

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Where We Are Now

    Waltman, Jerold

    Pages 1-19

  • How We Got Here, Part 1: From the Old Activism to the Warren Court

    Waltman, Jerold

    Pages 20-38

  • How We Got Here, Part 2: The Rise of Conservative Judicial Activism

    Waltman, Jerold

    Pages 39-56

  • A Constitutional Theory of Judicial Restraint

    Waltman, Jerold

    Pages 57-82

  • Objections

    Waltman, Jerold

    Pages 83-99

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eBook $49.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $67.50
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-49065-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Principled Judicial Restraint: A Case Against Activism
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Jerold Waltman
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48696-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137486967
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-49065-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 117
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
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