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Bush v. GoreThe Question of Legitimacy$
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Bruce Ackerman

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780300093797

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300093797.001.0001

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Can the Rule of Law Survive Bush v. Gore?

Can the Rule of Law Survive Bush v. Gore?

(p.110) 7 Can the Rule of Law Survive Bush v. Gore?
Bush v. Gore
Margaret Jane Radin
Yale University Press

This chapter argues that Americans will never reconstruct the rule of law unless they candidly recognize how profoundly it was shaken by the Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Gore. As professionals most concerned with the future of constitutional development, law professors have an obligation to speak these uncomfortable truths to the larger public.

Keywords:   Supreme Court, rule of law, constitutional development

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