The body of judge-made law that originated in England from decisions shaped according to
prevailing customs is known as
The United States has a dual court system consisting of
state and federal courts.
The term "amicus curiae"
Orrin G. Hatch was born on March 22, 1934, and grew up in the bustling city of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Jesse Hatch, was a metal lather in Pittsburgh during the
Great Depression. Hatchs family lost their hom
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making
Chapter One Summary
The Market and the Polis
The author begins with the statement A theory of policy politics must start with a model
of political society, that is, a model of the simplest version of so
Craig vs. Boren
What was issue?
At 18 women can drink,
but men wait till 21
Has to be same age to
legally drink. No sexual
Regents of CA
Applied to UC Davis
Univ. but couldnt get in
due to quota system
Summary of Semi Sovereign People
Democracy was made for the people, not the people for democracy.
Nobody knows enough to run the government. Public officials know only slightly more than the
ordinary citizen, and one who becomes an expert fails the classi