TITLE

CONSTITUTIONAL STABILITY AND THE DEFERENTIAL COURT

AUTHOR(S)
Mittal, Sonia; Weingast, Barry R.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p337
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of U.S. Supreme Court in countermajoritarian difficulty and constitutional interpretation. Many political scientists and legal scholars are troubled by this role of the court. It is believed that an unelected court might declare a legislative act in favor of the prevailing majority in pubic opinion. Several topics are addressed; major among them is the stability of American constitution and contribution of Supreme Court to the stability.
ACCESSION #
76111521

 

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