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Published: 08 September 2016

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199381487

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The Age of Deference

The Supreme Court, National Security, and the Constitutional Order

David Rudenstine

  • Argues that cases implicating national security are an highly important and distinct set of cases that not only permitted but strengthened the rise of the Imperial Presidency and the national security state
  • Shows that the role of the high court in this important dynamic can only be understood by acknowledging that the Judiciary's Age of Deference commenced shortly after the end of World War II, as opposed to after 9/11 and the War on Terror

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