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The Resource Judicial power and American character : censoring ourselves in an anxious age, Robert F. Nagel, (electronic resource)

Judicial power and American character : censoring ourselves in an anxious age, Robert F. Nagel, (electronic resource)

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Judicial power and American character : censoring ourselves in an anxious age
Title
Judicial power and American character
Title remainder
censoring ourselves in an anxious age
Statement of responsibility
Robert F. Nagel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This original work is an unusual effort to relate modern constitutional politics to the moral character of American culture. Writing in non-technical language, Nagel demonstrates how judicial decisions embody wider social tendencies toward moral evasiveness, privatization, and opportunism. He shows that constitutional interpretation is often used to stifle political disagreement and, ultimately, to censor our own beliefs and traditions. The discussion ranges over such controversial topics as political correctness on the campus and in the case law, resistance to constitutional rights like abort
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Nagel, Robert F
Dewey number
347.73/12
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Judicial power
  • Constitutional law
Label
Judicial power and American character : censoring ourselves in an anxious age, Robert F. Nagel, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1994
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction: The Court as Cultural Barometer; 2. Watching Ourselves: The Thomas Hearings and National Character; 3. Shaping Law: Elitism and Democracy in the Bork Hearings; 4. Marching on Constitution Avenue: Public Protest and the Court; 5. Speaking before All Others: Interpretation as the Suppression of Disagreement; 6. Pursuing Visions: Interpretation as Moral Evasion; 7. Correcting the Political: Interpretation as Mind Control; 8. Arguing with Enemies: Interpretation as Invective; 9. Censoring Ourselves; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn435911859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (188 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195358414
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435911859
Label
Judicial power and American character : censoring ourselves in an anxious age, Robert F. Nagel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1994
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction: The Court as Cultural Barometer; 2. Watching Ourselves: The Thomas Hearings and National Character; 3. Shaping Law: Elitism and Democracy in the Bork Hearings; 4. Marching on Constitution Avenue: Public Protest and the Court; 5. Speaking before All Others: Interpretation as the Suppression of Disagreement; 6. Pursuing Visions: Interpretation as Moral Evasion; 7. Correcting the Political: Interpretation as Mind Control; 8. Arguing with Enemies: Interpretation as Invective; 9. Censoring Ourselves; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn435911859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (188 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195358414
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435911859

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