TITLE

Misjudge

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;11/27/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 22, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the calls to use the United States Supreme Court to decide the results of the presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. Impossibility of nonpartisanship with the use of the justices; Need for the Supreme Court to preserve its own legitimacy by resisting the urge to intervene; Ultimate authority of the Florida Supreme Court in the decision; Comparison with the use of the Supreme Court to decide the results of the election between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden; Need to use the power of the political authorities in Florida and the U.S. Congress.
ACCESSION #
3787818

 

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