The Tyranny of Judges -- and How to Stop It
by Phyllis Schlafly
This page has some miscellaneous web links to support the main text and notes.
1. Judges Rewrite the Constitution
US Supreme Court decisions
may be found at FindLaw,
Bork's WSJ Op-ed
Eisenhower's two mistakes, mentioned in the
AP obituary of Brennan
The NYTimes/Linda Greenhouse obituary of Brennan is skeptical about the Ike quote
on the grounds that people should have appreciated Brennan's liberalism.
Steven Weinberg's criticism
of the paradigm shift book
2. Judges Censor Acknowledgment of God
Law review article on Weak and Strong Forms of Judicial Supremacy
Judge Bork's definition of activist judges
A poll of religious beliefs among scientists is
Newdow oral argument:
3. Judges Redefine Marriage
Volokh's blog comment about Schlafly and ERA
Colorado's Amendment 2 is in Romer v. Evans
4. Judges Undermine U.S. Sovereignty
5. Judges Promote Pornography
Further information on the
definition of obscenity
6. Judges Foster Feminism
More info on feminism is at Eagle Forum
7. Judges Handicap Law Enforcement
8. Judges Interfere with Elections
Vieth v. Jubelirer (2004)
Voting machine maker funded a study used by the court, according to
SJMN story on voting machines
Some background material
on Roe v. Alabama and the controversial Alabama election.
California Bans E-Vote Machines , Wired News, Apr. 30, 2004.
9. Judges Impose Taxes
This column by Paul Beckner
discuss the Nevada budget case and tax hike.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of this case,
10. How Judicial Supremacy Began
Law review article on Marbury v. Madison
Van Alstyne, William W. (1969) A CRITICAL GUIDE TO MARBURY V. MADISON. Duke Law Journal 18:1-47.
Lincoln on Judicial Despotism, by Robert P. George, First Things, 130 (February 2003): 36-40.
11. How Judicial Supremacy Grew
Here is a lot of information on
Legal Method courses.
Justice Breyer's speech on exemplary court cases.
Here are the
facts about Cooper v. Aaron.
And here is a
chronology of Little Rock desegregation.
12. How To Stop Judicial Supremacists
Judge Harry Rapkin story in
Sarasota Herald Tribune.
1996 law review article on the Second Amendment:
Toward a Functional Framework for
Interpreting the Second Amendment,
By Scott Bursor,
74 Texas L. Rev. 1125-1151 (1996)
Jefferson letter to Hammond
NY Times story
about Bunting v. Mellen.
LA Times story
about ACLU v. Redlands Calif.
Oregon v. Ashcroft
Lockyer v. City and County of San Francisco
Los Angeles county seal
President Bush's quote is from his
standard campaign speech