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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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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Record details

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

Content descriptions

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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Author Notes

Superintending Democracy : The Courts and the Political Process

Christopher P. Banks is associate professor of political science at The University of Akron. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law. He is a member of the American Political Science Association. John C. Green is professor of political science and director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a Ph.D. in political science


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