Nixon S Court

Author: Kevin J. McMahon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226561216
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Kevin J. McMahon reveals a Nixon whose public rhetoric was more conservative than his administration’s actions and whose policy towards the Court was more subtle than previously recognized.

The Most Activist Supreme Court In History

Author: Thomas M. Keck
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226428864
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Thomas M. Keck argues that the tensions within modern conservatism have produced a court that exercises its own power quite actively, on behalf of both liberal and conservative ends.

The Bilingual Courtroom

Author: Susan Berk-Seligson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226043784
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Winner of the British Association for Applied Linguistics' annual award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Applied Linguistics Drawing on more than one hundred hours of taped recordings of Spanish and English court proceedings-along with ...

American Review Of Politics

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Nixon's Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political
Consequences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.343 pp. (S29.00,
cloth). Since Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong's The Brethren (1979) gave us
a glimpse behind the veil cloaking the Supreme Court's inner workings, we've
had a fascination with the Warren Burger Court and Richard Nixon's role in
creating it. Their insightful journalistic account was followed by more scholarly
work, usually situated in a ...

The American Supreme Court

Author: Robert G. McCloskey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226556832
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For this new fifth edition, Sanford Levinson extends McCloskey’s magisterial treatment to address the Court’s most recent decisions. As in prior editions, McCloskey’s original text remains unchanged.

Lincoln And The Triumph Of The Nation

Author: Mark E. Neely
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807835188
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Neely examines for the first time in one book the U.S. Constitution and its often overlooked cousin, the Confederate Constitution, and the ways the documents shaped the struggle for national survival.

The Constrained Court

Author: Michael A. Bailey
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400840260
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By showing how law and politics interact in the construction of American law, this book sheds new light on the unique role that the Supreme Court plays in the constitutional order.

The Cambridge History Of Law In America

Author: Michael Grossberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521803063
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This volume covers American law in the nineteenth century and describes the development of modern legal systems.

The Burger Court And The Rise Of The Judicial Right

Author: Michael J. Graetz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476732507
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"Drawing on the personal papers of justices as well as other archives, a first-of-its-kind book provides a fresh perspective at the Warren Burger Supreme Court, digging down to the roots of its most significant decisions and shows how their ...

The Conservative Assault On The Constitution

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451606355
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As distinguished law professor and constitutional expert Erwin Chemerinsky demonstrates in this invaluable book, these changes affect the lives of every American.