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Judiciary's Class War - (Encounter Broadsides) by Glenn Harlan Reynolds (Paperback)
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The terms “Front-Row Kids” and “Back-Row Kids,” coined by the photographer Chris Arnade, describe the divide between the educated upper middle class, who are staying ahead in today’s economy, and the less educated working class, who are doing poorly. The differences in education—and the values associated with elite schooling—have produced a divide in America that is on a par with that of race.The judiciary, requiring a postgraduate degree, is the one branch of government that is reserved for the Front-Row Kids. Correspondingly, since the Warren era, the Supreme Court has basically served as an engine for vindicating Front-Row preferences, from allowing birth control and abortion, to marginalizing religion in the public space, to legislative apportionment and libel law, and beyond. Professor Glenn Reynolds describes this problem in detail and offers some suggestions for making things better.
Number of Pages: 43
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Encounter Broadsides
Publisher: Two Rivers Distribution
Author: Glenn Harlan Reynolds
Street Date: February 13, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-0936
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