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The tempting of America the political seduction of the law by Robert H. Bork

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Published by Sinclair-Stevenson in London .
Written in English


  • Judicial review -- United States.,
  • Judicial review of administrative acts -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert H. Bork.
LC ClassificationsKF4575
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,432p. ;
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22231836M
ISBN 101856190323

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Former Judge Bork is interviewed about his book [The Tempting of America. The Political Seduction of the Law]. Topics included the history of constitutional law, . The Tempting of America then explores these ideas and the consequences. Though written decades ago, his writings and warnings are important . The Tempting of America. By Robert H. Bork. Trade Paperback. eBook. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Buy from Us; Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & ed on: Janu The tempting of America: the political seduction of the law User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Bork portrays the Senate's rejection of his nomination to the Supreme Court as one skirmish in a broader battle over the political role of American judges. For a journalist's account of the nomination Read full review4/5(2).

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