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Sunday, August 28, 2005

Judicial Activism: Part VII

The second broadly defined period of judicial activism started in the years leading up to the Civil War, when the Supreme Court wrestled with Federal-state conflicts produced by the growth in commerce among the states and the changing nature of corporations and property rights.