Judges on Judging by
Contents: The doctrine of judicial review: Mr. Marshall, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury -- The Supreme Court in the American system of government -- The two faces of judicial activism -- Advice and consent in theory and practice -- The "fight" theory versus the "truth" theory -- The adversary judge: the experience of the trial judge -- The business of the U.S. district courts -- What I ate for breakfast and other mysteries of judicial decision making -- Whose federal judiciary is it anyway? -- What really goes on at the Supreme Court -- The Supreme Court's conference -- Deciding what to decide: the docket and the rule of four -- The role of oral argument -- The dissent: a safegaurd of democracy -- Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States -- The path of law -- The judge as a legislator -- The notion of a living constitution -- A relativistic constitution -- The jurisprudence of judicial restraint: a return to the moorings -- Tradition and morality in constitutional law -- What am I, a potted plant? The case against strict constitutionalism -- Originalism: the lesser evil -- Judging -- The Constitution: a living document -- The Constitution of the United States: contemporary ratification -- On constitutional interpretation -- Speaking in a judicial voice: reflections on Roe v. Wade -- Our democratic constitution -- Against constitutional theory -- The Bill of Rights -- Guardians of our liberties: state courts no less than federal -- First things first: rediscovering the states' Bill of Rights -- What does and does not ail state constitutional law.
Call Number: KF8775.A75 J82 2013
Publication Date: 2012-10-02