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Saturday, August 06, 2005

Judicial Activism - Part III

Having briefly surveyed the 18th and 19th century economic and political developments affecting the disposition of the Supreme Court (Part I and Part II), let’s now turn to what the writers of the Constitution intended to be the role of the Federal judiciary under a Constitution of limited powers.