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Superintending democracy : the courts and the political process / edited by Christopher P. Banks and John C. Green.

Banks, Christopher P. (Added Author). Green, John Clifford, 1953- (Added Author). United States. Supreme Court. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1884836720 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 396 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, 2001.

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General Note:
"U.S. Supreme Court."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-379) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Superintending democracy / Christopher P. Banks and John C. Green -- The United States Supreme Court's response to American political corruption: the failure of Constitutional law or the success of Republican liberty? / Christopher P. Banks -- A legal strategy for challenging Buckley v. Valeo / Jon C. Bonifaz, Gregory G. Luke, and Brenda Wright -- Dollars and sense: in praise of Buckley v. Valeo / Joel M. Gora -- The role of disclosure in campaign finance reform / Trevor Potter -- Splitting the difference: the Supreme Court's search for the middle ground in racial gerrymandering cases / Barbara Perry -- The right to party: the United States Supreme Court and contemporary political parties / John C. Green -- The United States Supreme Court as an obstacle to political reform: the weak constitutional justification for the two-party system / David K. Ryden -- Ironies abound in the United States Supreme Court's rulings limiting political patronage / David M. O'Brien -- Whitewater, Iran-Contra, and the limits of the law / Katy J. Harriger -- The influence of the NAACP legal defense fund on the United States Supreme Court's decision making in minority voting rights law / Steven C. Tauber -- "A December storm over the U.S. Supreme Court": Bush v. Gore and superintending democracy / Christopher P. Banks -- Appendix. Summaries of key cases. Buckley v. Valeo (1976) ; Timmons v. Twin Cities area New Party (1997) -- Elrod v. Burns (1976) ; Shaw v. Reno I (1993) ; Bush v. Gore (2000).
Subject: United States. Supreme Court.
Political questions and judicial power > United States.
Election law > United States.
Campaign funds > Law and legislation > United States.
Law and politics.

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Superintending Democracy : The Courts and the Political Process
Superintending Democracy : The Courts and the Political Process
by Banks, Christopher P.; Green, John C. (Editor)
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Table of Contents

Superintending Democracy : The Courts and the Political Process

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
List of Figures and Tablesp. ix
Prefacep. xi
1.    Superintending Democracy: Introduction   Christopher P. Banks and John C. Greenp. 1
Part ISuperintending Political Resources
2.    The United States Supreme Court's Response to American Political Corruption: The Failure of Constitutional Law or the Success of Republican Liberty?   Christopher P. Banksp. 13
3.    A Legal Strategy for Challenging Buckley v. Valeo   John C. Bonifaz and Gregory G. Luke and Brenda Wrightp. 51
4.    Dollars and Sense: In Praise of Buckley v. Valeo   Joel M. Gorap. 83
5.    The Role of Disclosure in Campaign Finance Reform   Trevor Potterp. 106
6.    Splitting the Difference: The Supreme Court's Search for the Middle Ground in Racial Gerrymandering Cases   Barbara Perryp. 133
Part IISuperintending Political Actors
7.    The Right to Party: The United States Supreme Court and Contemporary Political Parties   John C. Greenp. 149
8.    The United States Supreme Court as an Obstacle to Political Reform: The Weak Constitutional Justification for the Two-Party System   David K. Rydenp. 163
9.    Ironies Abound in the United States Supreme Court's Rulings Limiting Political Patronage   David M. O'Brienp. 187
10.    Whitewater, Iran-Contra, and the Limits of the Law   Katy J. Harrigerp. 201
11.    The Influence of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund on the United States Supreme Court's Decision Making in Minority Voting Rights Law   Steven C. Tauberp. 219
12.    "A December Storm over the U.S. Supreme Court": Bush v. Gore and Superintending Democracy   Christopher P. Banksp. 237
AppendixSummaries of Key Cases
    Buckley v. Valeo (1976)p. 265
    Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party (1997)p. 276
    Elrod v. Burns (1976)p. 282
    Shaw v. Reno I (1993)p. 287
    Bush v. Gore (2000)p. 294
Notesp. 327
Bibliographyp. 369
About the Contributorsp. 381
Subject Indexp. 385
Case Indexp. 394

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