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Decision making by the modern Supreme Court

Author: Richard L Pacelle; Brett W Curry; Bryan W Marshall
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2011.
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"There are three general models of Supreme Court decision making: the legal model, the attitudinal model and the strategic model. But each is somewhat incomplete. This book advances an integrated model of Supreme Court decision making that incorporates variables from each of the three models. In examining the modern Supreme Court, since Brown v. Board of Education, the book argues that decisions are a function of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pacelle, Richard L., 1954-
Decision making by the modern Supreme Court.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011015697
(OCoLC)707967503
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Pacelle; Brett W Curry; Bryan W Marshall
ISBN: 9781139092838 1139092839 1139090917 9781139090919 9780511843501 051184350X
OCLC Number: 739097444
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Contents: The Supreme Court : the nation's balance wheel --
Heuristic models of judicial decision making --
Building an integrated model of decision making --
Decision making on the modern Supreme Court : examining the influences --
Building a new legacy : constitutional civil liberties and civil rights --
Sharing the protection of minorities : statutory civil rights and individual liberties --
Avoiding another self-inflicted wound : constitutional economic cases --
Policing the boundaries : statutory economic issues.
Responsibility: Richard L. Pacelle, Jr., Brett W. Curry, Bryan W. Marshall.

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