Beware: Judges with a Vision

October 2011
American Prospect;Oct2011, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p40
The article discusses the lessons from the story of Minersville School District v. Gobitis and Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette on the quality of justice, character of judges and role of courts in obstructing social change. It indicates that the current federal branch, especially the Supreme Court is full of visionaries who want to turn the U.S. into a new country. It notes that a Court's decision must make it easier for a political process to reflect the true wishes of society.


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