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Legislative Deferrals Statutory Ambiguity, Judicial Power, and American Democracy

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ISBN-10: 0521168708

ISBN-13: 9780521168700

Edition: 2010

Authors: George I. Lovell

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The policy making powers of unelected federal judges in the Unites States are discussed in this volume. Lovell argues that legislators often empower judges in order to escape accountability & thus it is wrong to conceive of the judiciary as a rival to legislative bodies.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 314
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

George I. Lovell is associate professor of political science at the University of Washington. He is the author of Legislative Deferrals.

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Killing with kindness: legislative ambiguity, judicial policy making, and the Clayton Act
The Norris-LaGuardia Act, for once: learning what to learn from the past
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