TITLE

UN-PACKING THE COURTS

AUTHOR(S)
Sobran, Joseph
PUB. DATE
April 1986
SOURCE
National Review;4/11/1986, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Predicts that the U.S. Supreme Court, a liberal stronghold since the New Deal, may soon come under conservative control. President Ronald Reagan's preference for judges who are strict constructionists to judges who are judicial activists; Interpretation of the U.S. Constitution; Reversal of U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
ACCESSION #
12222336

 

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