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Call # KF8748 .J83 2005
Title The judiciary and American democracy : Alexander Bickel, the countermajoritarian difficulty, and contemporary constitutional theory / Kenneth D. Ward and Cecilia R. Castillo, editors
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005
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Descript. v, 198 p. ; 24 cm
Series SUNY series in American constitutionalism
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bickel, Alexander M
Political questions and judicial power -- United States
Constitutional law -- United States -- Philosophy
Alt Author Ward, Kenneth D
Castillo, Cecilia Rodriguez
OCLC # 57366133
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Kenneth D. Ward1
Ch. 1Principle, prudence, and judicial power / Robert F. Nagel9
Ch. 2The jurisprudence of constitutional regimes : Alexander Bickel and Cass Sunstein / Mark Tushnet23
Ch. 3Alexander Bickel and the new judicial minimalism / Christopher J. Peters, Neal Devins45
Ch. 4Democratic constitutionalism : the Bickel-Ackerman dialectic / David M. Golove71
Ch. 5The countermajoritarian difficulty : tradition versus original meaning / Stanley C. Brubaker105
Ch. 6An empirical analysis of Alexander Bickel's The least dangerous branch / Terri Peretti123
Ch. 7Bickel and the new proceduralists / Kenneth D. Ward147
Ch. 8Constitutional theory and the faces of power / Keith E. Whittington163