1207848245 - Group 4 Secretary Jennifer Pulliam Courtney...

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Group 4 Secretary: Jennifer Pulliam Courtney Willard Kathleen O’Reily Andrew Sharp Issac Reifler Gerald N. Rosenburg does present an accurate picture of the American political system. Courts produce significant social and political change due to the ability of Judicial Impact. Rosenburg’s standard for judicial impact is fair. The reason it is fair is because his standard is a policy change with a nationwide impact that alters bureaucratic and institutional practice to affect the lives of a large class of individuals. Which does not mean protecting the rights of a few individuals. Some of the weaknesses of Rosenburg’s model would be that the courts lacked the tools which was necessary to readily develop appropriate policies and implement decisions ordering significant social reform. Gerald also argues that other branches withdrew support for desegregation after Brown v. Education. Rosenburg believes that the courts backed off until congress passed the Civil Rights Act. According to Professor
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course PLS 320 taught by Professor Snook during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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