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Election of 2000

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Bush v. Gore (2000)

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Commentary on the Case

University of Chicago Press: Bush v Gore: What Were They Thinking? By David A. Strauss.

The New York Times: Has Bush v. Gore Become the Case That Must Not Be Named? By Adam Cohen.

New York Times Book Review: Posner v. Dershowitz A review of books from two legal scholars with opposing views on the decision.

Slate: The Supreme Court and the 2000 Election An e-mail exchange between Posner and Dershowitz.

Journal of Law & Politics: Overcoming Democracy: Richard Posner and Bush v. Gore A long review of Posner’s book.

Common-Place: Bush v. Gore A discussion of the decision by Rogers M. Smith, professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania.

Yale Law Journal: Bush v. Gore and the Boundary Between Law and Politics (PDF file) Essay by Yale law professor Jack M. Balkin.

Law & Contemporary Problems: Bush v. Gore and the French Revolution: A Tentative List of Some Early Lessons Article by Sanford Levinson, professor at the University of Texas Law School.

Florida State University College of Law: Bush v. Gore An entire issue of the law review with articles on Bush v. Gore.

George Mason University School of Law: The Unbearable Wrongness of Bush v. Gore (PDF file) By Laurence Tribe, professor of law, Harvard Law School.

George Mason University School of Law: The Unbearable Rightness of Bush v. Gore (PDF file) By Nelson Lund, professor of law, George Mason University.

Newsweek: Bush v. Gore, Ticking Bomb By George Will.

Center for the Study of Law & Politics: A Critical Guide to Bush v. Gore Scholarship (PDF file) The article surveys answers that scholars have given to central questions regarding the case.

Al Gore

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George W. Bush

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Bush v. Gore: The Court Cases and the Commentary Edited by William Kristol and E.J. Dionne.

Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election By Jeffrey Toobin.

A Badly Flawed Election: Debating Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court, and American Democracy By Ronald Dworkin.

The Vote: Bush, Gore, and the Supreme Court Edited by Cass R. Sunstein and Richard A. Epstein.

Breaking the Deadlock: The 2000 Election, the Constitution, and the Courts By Richard A. Posner.

Supreme Injustice How the High Court Hijacked Election 2000 By Alan M. Dershowitz.