The political question doctrine and the Supreme Court of the United States / edited by Nada Mourtada-Sabbah and Bruce E. Cain.

Historically, the political question doctrine has held the courts from resolving constitutional issues that are better left to other departments of government, as a way of maintaining the system of checks and balances. However, this book discusses the gradual changes in the parameters of the doctrin...

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Other Authors: Mourtada-Sabbah, Nada, Cain, Bruce E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
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Summary:Historically, the political question doctrine has held the courts from resolving constitutional issues that are better left to other departments of government, as a way of maintaining the system of checks and balances. However, this book discusses the gradual changes in the parameters of the doctrine, including its current position dealing with increasingly extraterritorial concerns.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 273 pages)
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780739159125
0739159127
1299396879
9781299396876
Reproduction Note:Electronic reproduction.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.
Action Note:digitized