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The Resource A doubtful and perilous experiment : advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy, Mel A. Topf, (electronic resource)

A doubtful and perilous experiment : advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy, Mel A. Topf, (electronic resource)

Label
A doubtful and perilous experiment : advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy
Title
A doubtful and perilous experiment
Title remainder
advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy
Statement of responsibility
Mel A. Topf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of attempts to defend advisory authority, including several attempts to amend the U.S. Constitution to require the Supreme Court to issues them. It tells the story also of the uneasy relation between advisory opinions and judicial review as well as the expansion of judicial power
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Topf, Mel A
Dewey number
347.73/12
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Advisory opinions
  • Judicial review
  • Constitutional law
Label
A doubtful and perilous experiment : advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy, Mel A. Topf, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
This peculiar obligation : the problem of state supreme courts as advisors -- Danger of grave abuses : attacks on the legitimacy of advisory opinions -- To create a power to refuse : the rise of a jurisprudence of advisory opinions -- Useful instrument of government : defending advisory opinions -- An offer that can't be refused : judicial review and the failed attempts to distinguish advice and decisions -- Advisory opinions and judicial supremacy : constitutionalism, a politicized judiciary, and the eclipse of civic debate
Control code
ocn775456407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199909803
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775456407
Label
A doubtful and perilous experiment : advisory opinions, state constitutions, and judicial supremacy, Mel A. Topf, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
This peculiar obligation : the problem of state supreme courts as advisors -- Danger of grave abuses : attacks on the legitimacy of advisory opinions -- To create a power to refuse : the rise of a jurisprudence of advisory opinions -- Useful instrument of government : defending advisory opinions -- An offer that can't be refused : judicial review and the failed attempts to distinguish advice and decisions -- Advisory opinions and judicial supremacy : constitutionalism, a politicized judiciary, and the eclipse of civic debate
Control code
ocn775456407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199909803
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775456407

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