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Opposition or coalition: courts and the political process in times of crisis

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The question of how courts respond to national emergencies or crises is of profound importance in a democratic society. In the United States, the federal courts exercise the power of judicial review, giving them the authority to invalidate acts of legislatures or executives as unconstitutional. Given this, those groups who wish to ensure that government does not infringe on valued liberties during times of crisis often look to the federal courts to serve as a limitation on legislative and ...

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Rutgers University
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
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Courts and the making of public policy
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http://www.fljs.org/content/courts-and-making-public-policy-publications-0
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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English
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2014-02-03

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