Restraining the Courts

Williams, C. Dickerman
February 1983
National Review;2/4/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p120
The article discusses the Judiciary Reform Act of 1982 introduced by Senator John Eastman on October 1, 1982 at the Senate Subcommittee on the Separation of Powers. Created in response to complaints against federal judiciary interference on local concerns, the bill seeks to abolish the power of the federal courts to enforce on states, or any lower subdivision, the first eight amendments of the Constitution. Certainly, the media will bombard the public with terrifying stories of what-ifs when the bill is passed.


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