A Critical Guide to Bush V. Gore Scholarship

  title={A Critical Guide to Bush V. Gore Scholarship},
  author={Richard L. Hasen},
  journal={Annual Review of Political Science},
  • Richard L. Hasen
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • Annual Review of Political Science
This article evaluates the emerging legal and political science scholarship created in the wake of the United States Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Gore, the case that ended the 2000 Florida election controversy between supporters of George W. Bush and Al Gore. It surveys answers that scholars have given to four central questions: (1) Were the Supreme Court's majority or concurring opinions legally sound? (2) Was the Supreme Court's result justified, even if the legal reasoning contained… Expand
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