TITLE

NO END OF DEBATE ABOUT THE END OF DEMOCRACY

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec2003, Issue 138, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the debate about the end of democracy in the U.S. Tendency of the Supreme Court to cite decisions by foreign courts; Discussion about the catholic and protestant approaches to constitutionalism; Comments on the sex-related decisions of the Court.
ACCESSION #
11452693

 

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