The Least Dangerous Branch? Consequences of Judicial Activism

Synopsis

Is the American judiciary still the "least dangerous branch," as Alexander Hamilton and legal scholar Alexander Bickel characterized it? Powers and Rothman explore the impact of the federal courts, providing a brief account of the development of constitutional law and an overview of the judiciary's impact in six controversial areas of public policy.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002

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