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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Table of Contents:
  • The rise and fall of the political question doctrine / Rachel E. Barkow
  • Law and prudence in the law of justiciability : the transformation and disappearance of the political question doctrine / Mark Tushnet
  • Leaving the empty vessel of "republicanism" unfilled : an argument for the continued nonjusticiability of Guarantee Clause cases / Richard L. Hasen
  • Two centuries of changing political question in cultural context / Nada Mourtada-Sabbah and John W. Fox
  • A political question by any other name : government strategy in the enemy combatant cases of Hamdi and Padilla / Nancy Kassop
  • Political questions in France / Pierre Avril
  • Who should be the authoritative interpreter of the Constitution? : why there should not be a political question doctrine / Erwin Chemerinsky
  • Bush v. Gore : too political? / Louis Fisher
  • Political questions and political cases : the evolving justifications for judicial involvement in politics / Nathaniel Persily
  • Termination of the ABM treaty and the political question doctrine : judicial succor for presidential power / David Gray Adler
  • Political questions and political remedies / Jonathan R. Siegel.