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The Resource Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states, Robert J. Hume

Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states, Robert J. Hume

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Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states
Title
Courthouse democracy and minority rights
Title remainder
same-sex marriage in the states
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Hume
Title variation
Same-sex marriage in the states
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Courthouse Democracy and Minority Rights: Same-Sex Marriage in the States, Robert J. Hume examines how the democratization of state courts and state constitutional systems has influenced the capacity of judges to protect minority rights. Through an intensive examination of same-sex marriage policy, Hume shows that democratic innovations like judicial elections and initiative amendment procedures have conditioned the impact of judges on state marriage laws. Using a combination of original and publicly available data, Hume demonstrates that ""courthouse democracy"" has influenced the behavior
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Hume, Robert J
Dewey number
346.7301/68
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Same-sex marriage
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Constitutional law
Label
Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states, Robert J. Hume
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-212) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Promises, promises -- Understanding the impact of state supreme courts -- Early same-sex marriage decisions -- Massachusetts and beyond -- Policy initiation : the diffusion of same-sex marriage cases across the states -- Policy legitimation : evaluating the capacity of state courts to change public opinion -- Policy endurance : the enactment of state constitutional amendments prohibiting same-sex marriage -- The promise of state courts
Control code
ocn852159202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199982394
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852159202
Label
Courthouse democracy and minority rights : same-sex marriage in the states, Robert J. Hume
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-212) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Promises, promises -- Understanding the impact of state supreme courts -- Early same-sex marriage decisions -- Massachusetts and beyond -- Policy initiation : the diffusion of same-sex marriage cases across the states -- Policy legitimation : evaluating the capacity of state courts to change public opinion -- Policy endurance : the enactment of state constitutional amendments prohibiting same-sex marriage -- The promise of state courts
Control code
ocn852159202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199982394
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852159202

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