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Making Our Democracy Work

A Judge's View

Making Our Democracy Work( )
Author: Breyer, Stephen
ISBN:978-0-307-26991-1
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

The Supreme Court is one of the most extraordinary institutions in our system of government. Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the nine unelected justices of the Court have the awesome power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. Why does the public accept the Court’s decisions as legitimate and follow them, even when those decisions are highly unpopular? What must the Court do to maintain the public’s faith? How can the...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / History & Theory
Law / Judicial Power
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.6 x 9.53 x 1.18 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds
Author Biography
Breyer, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Breyer is an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. He has written several books including Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View and The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.

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