Critical Legal Studies ("the Crits") burst onto the law school scene in the mid-1970s. The Crits believe that "all law is politics." The Crits lost their momentum by the 1990s. The case Bush v. Gore has forced many to believe that all law is in fact politics.
Evan Tsen Lee,
The Politics of Bush v. Gore,
3 J. App. Prac. & Process 461
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