The Tempting of America

The Tempting of America

The Political Seduction of the Law

eBook - 1991
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Judge Bork shares a personal account of the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on his nomination as well as his view on politics versus the law.

In The Tempting of America, one of our most distinguished legal minds offers a brilliant argument for the wisdom and necessity of interpreting the Constitution according to the "original understanding" of the Framers and the people for whom it was written.

Widely hailed as the most important critique of the nation's intellectual climate since The Closing of the American Mind, The Tempting of America illuminates the history of the Supreme Court and the underlying meaning of constitutional controversy. Essential to understanding the relationship between values and the law, it concludes with a personal account of Judge Bork's chillingly emblematic experiences during the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on his Supreme Court nomination.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1991
Edition: First Touchstone edition
ISBN: 9781439188866
1439188866
Branch Call Number: KF5130 .B59 1991x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file

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