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The most dangerous branch

The most dangerous branch

the judicial assault on American culture

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts -- United States -- Public opinion.,
  • Courts -- United States -- Decision making.,
  • Judicial power -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Edward B. McLean.
    ContributionsMcLean, Edward B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8719 .M67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23053374M
    ISBN 100761841504
    ISBN 109780761841500
    LC Control Number2008930940

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