Introduction Synopsis of the advantages of the separate branches of government Rules of the legislative process Statutory construction : the courts review the work of the legislature Stare decisis : the self-imposed constraint by the judicial branch not shared by the other branches The proper roles of government : the case of obnoxious speech The exclusionary rule : when is a matter constitutional, when is it only policy? Affirmative action : the use of race by government The Fiesta Bowl : unintended consequences of judicial and legislative activism Defining constitutional rights : Roe v. Wade The Civil Rights Act of 1992 : the burden of proof as a judicial function used to achieve a legislative result Two statutes, a hundred years apart : when court interpretation changes between and after two separate legislative acts When the Supreme Court does not do its job : the Second Amendment Methods of solving disputes between (and within) the branches of government Another method of solving interbranch disputes : legislators going to court to sue the executive branch.
"Stanford law and politics."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.