TITLE

STARE DECISIS v. THE "NE MAJORITY": THE MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT'S PRACTICE OF OVERRULING PRECEDENT, 1998-2002

AUTHOR(S)
Delaney, Sarah K.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p871
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines cases from 1998 to 2002 handled by the Michigan Supreme Court in which the majority chose to overturn past case law. Analysis of justices' individual voting patterns and the ideologies that underlie their respective decisions; Stance taken by the court on the principles of stares decisis; Criteria of the court in determining whether to overturn a decision; Approaches taken by Justice Taylor on determining erroneous decisions in the context of statutory interpretation.
ACCESSION #
10528564

 

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