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The Supreme Court
The supreme court

We live under a Constitution. But the Constitution is what the judges say it is.

Chief Justice Hughes

For myself, it would be most irksome to be ruled by a bevy of Platonic Guardians, even if I knew how to choose them, which I assuredly do not.

Judge Learned Hand
  • The Role of the Courts
  • The Structure of the Court System
  • Denying Democracy? The Case of Flag-burning
  • Appointing the Justices
  • After the Appointment: Life Tenure and Judicial Independence
  • Three Courts, Three Types of ‘Activism’
  • The Limits to Court Influence
  • A Juridicized Politics and a Politicized Judiciary?
  • Conclusion

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