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Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Judicial Activism - Part I

With the Senate confirmation battle looming for the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, it may be useful to present a highly summarized review of jurisprudential orientations of the high Court since 1787.  This will be the first of several postings covering different aspects and different periods in the Court’s history.