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ISBN-10 0739159127ISBN-13 9780739159125
ISBN-10 0739112848ISBN-13 9780739112847
Author(s): Nada Mourtada-Sabbah; Bruce E. Cain
Publisher: Lexington Books
Pages: 282

Historically, the political question doctrine has held the courts from resolving constitutional issues that are better left to other departments of government, as a way of maintaining the system of checks and balances. However, this book discusses the gradual changes in the parameters of the doctrine, including its current position dealing with increasingly extraterritorial concerns.