In civics class we learn that federal courts decide whether laws passed by Congress and the state legislatures are constitutional. Therefore the federal courts are the guardians of our Constitution. That is certainly true, but it is not the whole story. In fact, the most important function of the federal courts is to legitimate state building by the political branches. That is the best way to understand what happened in the Health Care Case.1 It also helps explain why Chief Justice John Roberts’s opinion is written the way it is.
The export option will allow you to export the current search results of the entered query to a file. Different
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By default, clicking on the export buttons will result in a download of the allowed maximum amount of items.
To select a subset of the search results, click "Selective Export" button and make a selection of the items you want to export.
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After making a selection, click one of the export format buttons. The amount of items that will be exported is indicated in the bubble next to export format.