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Bush v. Gore and the 2000 US presidential election: a case study of the role of courts in political disputes

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The US Supreme Court’s decision in Bush v. Gore, which effectively ended the 2000 presidential election, provoked a profound national debate about the role of the judiciary in resolving political disputes and raised still lingering questions about the Supreme Court’s credibility as a nonpartisan institution.

The lesson to be drawn from Bush v. Gore is not that electoral disputes, even presidential election disputes, are beyond judicial competence. Elections are par...

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American Civil Liberties Union
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
Series:
Courts and the making of public policy
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http://www.fljs.org/content/courts-and-making-public-policy-publications-0
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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English
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2014-02-03

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