TITLE

Federal Offense

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;04/09/2001-04/16/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 15/16, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses evidence that the conservative-controlled United States Supreme Court is engaging in judicial activism. Assertion that the Court's rulings on what counts as illegal discrimination have overturned the clear will of Congress and state legislatures. Criticism of how Chief Justice William Rehnquist is handling discrimination cases; Report that unlike its efforts limiting Congress's power to regulate the economy, the Court has no authority to reserve for itself exclusive power to define illegal discrimination; Information on charges that the Rehnquist Court is engaging in came from Chief Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Virginia.
ACCESSION #
4277274

 

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