Dissents on Cert. Denials
Robert C. Bradley
rbradley at ILSTU.EDU
Thu Nov 29 09:58:08 PST 2001
I recollect that Justice Douglas had one or more published dissents to
cert. denials in cases involving the legality of the Vietnam War. Plus, I
remember reading some analysis quite awhile ago of Douglas utilizing the
threat to dissent if the Court did not grant cert in certain cases.
Dr. Robert C. Bradley
Dept. of Politics & Government
Illinois State University
"Minds are like parachutes, they work best when open."
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