This study reviews Pat Robertson's "Courting disaster: How the Supreme Court is usurping the power of Congress and the people." The ideas presented in the book are fully addressed. It is evident that the author focused his efforts in identifying various issues bedeviling the American political system like judicial activism. However, he fails to offer solutions to the problems.
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Book Review: Courting Disaster
This study reviews Pat Robertson's "Courting disaster: How the Supreme Court is usurping the power of Congress and the people." Pat Robertson is the founder and chairperson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, founder of Regent University, and The Center for Law and Justice. He and his wife have four children and thirteen grandchildren. They reside in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Using both legal and religious points of view, Robertson attempts to prove that the current operation of the judicial system is dangerous to both the republican form of government and our individual freedoms. While seeking to strengthen his argument, the author has compiled fascinating facts, quotes, case decisions, and opinions of the Court (Mu?ller-Fahrenholz, 2007).
From this study, it is evident that Robertson undertook a political expedition seeking to identify various issues that bedeviled the American society. However, he fails to provide solutions to the identified problems. This is an action conscious book. It is a warning to do something about the data shared. When thoroughly archived, Robertson's book follows the order of a dysfunctional legal framework. The conclusion strongly spells out the action required.
In his book, Pat Robertson has examined the risk posed by the absence of judicial limits to the country's Christian heritage. He further shades light on how this has led to the steady erosion of both democracy and representative government.
Robertson's seems to target the broader...