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ዷ New The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution ጽ Book Author David A Kaplan ፼

ዷ New The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution ጽ Book Author David A Kaplan ፼ ዷ New The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution ጽ Book Author David A Kaplan ፼ In the bestselling tradition of The Nine and The Brethren, The Most Dangerous Branch takes us inside the secret world of the Supreme Court David A Kaplan, the former legal affairs editor of Newsweek, shows how the justices subvert the role of the other branches of governmentand how weve come to accept it at our peril With the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court has never before been central in American life It is the nine justices who too often now decide the controversial issues of our timefrom abortion and same sex marriage, to gun control, campaign finance and voting rights The Court is so crucial that many voters in 2016 made their choice based on whom they thought their presidential candidate would name to the Court Donald Trump picked Neil Gorsuchthe key decision of his new administration The next justicereplacing Anthony Kennedywill be even important, holding the swing vote over so much social policy Is that really how democracy is supposed to work Based on exclusive interviews with the justices and dozens of their law clerks, Kaplan provides fresh details about life behind the scenes at the Court Clarence Thomass simmering rage, Antonin Scalias death, Ruth Bader Ginsburgs celebrity, Breyer Bingo, the petty feuding between Gorsuch and the chief justice, and what John Roberts thinks of his critics Kaplan presents a sweeping narrative of the justices aggrandizement of power over the decades from Roe v Wade to Bush v Gore to Citizens United, to rulings during the 2017 18 term But the arrogance of the Court isnt partisan Conservative and liberal justices alike are guilty of overreach Challenging conventional wisdom about the Courts transcendent power, The Most Dangerous Branch is sure to rile both sides of the political aisle. The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution

 

    • The Most Dangerous Branch: Inside the Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution
    • 2.3
    • 149
    • $0.00
    • 1524759902
    • David A Kaplan
    • English
    • 24 August 2016

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