Judicial Activism

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

The Least Dangerous Branch? Consequences of Judicial Activism
Stephen P. Powers; Stanley Rothman.
Praeger, 2002
Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court vs. the American People
Jamin B. Raskin.
Routledge, 2003
Leveraging the Law: Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change
David A. Schultz.
Peter Lang, 1998
The Activist Advocate: Policy Making in State Supreme Courts
Charles S. Lopeman.
Praeger Publishers, 1999
Out of Order: Arrogance, Corruption, and Incompetence on the Bench
Max Boot.
Basic Books, 1998
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Juristocracy: The Unelected Legislature," Chap. 5 "Juristocracy II: Government by Decree," and Chap. 8 "Dethroning the Juristocracy: How to Deal with Judges Who Are Too Activist -- and with Those Not Activist Enough"
Judges on Judging: Views from the Bench
David M. O'Brien.
Chatham House Publishers, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 29 "The Two Faces of Judicial Activism"
Truman's Court: A Study in Judicial Restraint
Frances Howell Rudko.
Greenwood Press, 1988
Librarian’s tip: Chap. One "Judicial Restraint versus Judicial Activism"
A Conservative Case for Judicial Activism
Bryden, David P.
The Public Interest, No. 111, Spring 1993
One Man's Activist: What Republicans Really Mean When They Condemn Judicial Activism
Schwartz, Herman.
The Washington Monthly, Vol. 29, No. 11, November 1997
The Constitution and the Courts: A Question of Legitimacy
Buckley, James L.
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 24, No. 1, Fall 2000
Keeping Legal History "Legal" and Judicial Activism in Perspective: A Reply to Richard Pildes
Heckman, Charles A.
Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 19, No. 3, Winter 2002
Judicial Legislation: A Study in American Legal Theory
Fred V. Cahill Jr.
Ronald Press, 1952
The Judiciary: The Supreme Court in the Governmental Process
Henry J. Abraham.
Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1991 (8th edition)
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Courts and Public Policy: Personnel, Judicial Review, and Activism vs. Restraint"
Abortion Controversy in Canada and the United States
Tatalovich, Raymond.
Canadian-American Public Policy, No. 25, February 1996
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