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A country I do not recognize : the legal assault on American values / edited by Robert H. Bork.

Publication:
Stanford, California : Hoover Institution Press, [2005]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 p.)
Series:
Hoover Institution Press publication ; 535.
Hoover Institution Press publication series ; 535
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Subjects:
Constitutional law -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Social values -- United States.
Sociological jurisprudence.
United States. Supreme Court.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
During the past forty years, activists have repeatedly used the court system to accomplish substantive policy results that could not otherwise be obtained through the ordinary political processes of government, both in the United States and abroad. In five insightful essays, the contributors to this volume show how these legal decisions have undermined America's sovereignty and values. They reveal how international law challenges American beliefs and interests and exposes U.S. citizens to legal and economic risks, how the ""right to privacy"" poses a serious threat to constitutional self-gover
Contents:
Front Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contributors; Introduction - Robert H. Bork; 1. Constitutional Law without the Constitution:The Supreme Court's Remaking of America - Lino A. Graglia; 2. The Perverse Paradox of Privacy - Gary L. McDowell; 3. A Court Tilting against Religious Liberty - Terry Eastland; 4. The New Diplomacy Threatens American Sovereignty and Values - David Davenport; 5. The Dangerous Myth of Universal Jurisdiction - Lee A. Casey and David B. Rivkin Jr.; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace Koret Task Force on K-12 Education. Content Provider
Bork, Robert H.
ISBN:
0-8179-4608-X
OCLC:
868917838