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A Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault on American Values
During the past forty years, activists have repeatedly used the court system to accomplish substantive policy results that could not otherwise be obtained through the ordinary political processes of government, both in the United States and abroad. In five insightful essays, the contributors to this volume show how these legal decisions have undermined America's sovereignt ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Hoover Institution Press
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Published in 2005 by the Hoover Institution and edited by Robert Bork, this 183 page book is a collection of five essays on the legal decisions over the last 50 years that have undermined our nation's values, sovereignty, and core founding principles. The title of the book comes from Justice Scalia's opinion in one of his dissents that day by day the Supreme Court is "busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize." If you still believe in self-government, read it.
Robert Heron Bork was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. Bork served as a Yale Law School professor, Solicitor General, Acting Attorney General, and a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 1987, he was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan, but the Senate rejected his nomination. Bork ha ...moreMore about Robert H. Bork...