Brennan and Democracy.

In Brennan and Democracy, a leading thinker in U.S. constitutional law offers some powerful reflections on the idea of "constitutional democracy," a concept in which many have seen the makings of paradox. Here Frank Michelman explores the apparently conflicting commitments of a democratic...

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Author / Creator:Michelman, Frank I.
Imprint:Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001.
Description:1 online resource (161 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Brennan, William J., -- 1906-1997.
Brennan, William J. -- (William Joseph), -- 1906-1997.
Brennan, William J., -- 1906-1997.
Constitutional law -- United States.
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
Constitutional law.
United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11245064
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ISBN:9781400823369
1400823366
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Summary:In Brennan and Democracy, a leading thinker in U.S. constitutional law offers some powerful reflections on the idea of "constitutional democracy," a concept in which many have seen the makings of paradox. Here Frank Michelman explores the apparently conflicting commitments of a democratic governmental system where key aspects of such important social issues as affirmative action, campaign finance reform, and abortion rights are settled not by a legislative vote but by the decisions of unelected judges. Can we--or should we--embrace the values of democracy together with constitutionalism, judic.
Other form:Print version: Michelman, Frank I. Brennan and Democracy. Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2001 9780691122496