The CourtZero book, written in 2004, is available for free.  Much of it is now rather dated, but the principles behind the illustrations are still relevant.

 

For the .pdf version, click here to download.

 

The audio book version is available for download by chapter in mp3 format:

 

Prologue

 

Introduction

 

CourtZero – What this is all about

 

Courts affect real people

 

Ed, Larry and Jerry

 

Let them enforce it

 

One third of a government

 

Judicial activism defined

 

A living, breathing constitution

 

Why should we care about judicial activism

 

What the courts have given us

 

The year in jurisprudence

 

Freedom of speech     

            Boy Scouts           Catholic Charities and Boy Scouts part 2

 

Court ordered morality

            Part 2                      Part 3

 

Euthanasia part 1       Euthanasia part 2

 

What privacy really means

 

Do courts do more harm than good?

 

The special interest menace

 

Big myths about judges

 

Short topics:

            personal injury            foreign law        pornography

            partial-birth abortion         the free speech safety valve

 

Impeachment and amendments will not work

 

The plan to confront the courts

 

Author’s note