Devins examines the reasons behind the tendency of the US Supreme Court under William Rehnquist to strike down federal laws. Majoritarian forces, including the use of the Court as a check against Congress, have led to the invalidation of many federal statutes.
The Majoritarian Rehnquist Court?,
67 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol67/iss3/6