TITLE

Bottoms Up

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;8/1/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on John Roberts, U.S. President George W. Bush's nomination for Justice of the Supreme Court to replace Sandra Day O'Connor. Attacks of liberal interests group who accuse Roberts of being a conservative ideologue; Comparison of "top-down" and "bottom-up" judges, the former starting with well-formed ideologies that they apply to every case, the latter focusing on the facts of each case and the relevant legal precedents; Evidence that Roberts may be a bottom-up judge that may prefer incremental rather than a radical approach to constitutional change.
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17726349

 

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