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Rehnquist justice : Understanding the Court Dynamic

Author: Earl M Maltz
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With seven of its justices appointed by Republican presidents, the US Supreme Court has significantly altered America's legal landscape since 1986. However, the contributors to this book show that  Read more...

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Named Person: William H Rehnquist; William H Rehnquist; William H Rehnquist; William H Rehnquist
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl M Maltz
ISBN: 0700612432 9780700612437 0700612440 9780700612444
OCLC Number: 51216327
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 312 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: William H. Rehnquist : Nixon's strict constructionist, Reagan's chief justice / Keith E. Whittington --
Text and tradition : the originalist jurisprudence of Antonin Scalia / Ralph A. Rossum --
Clarence Thomas and the perils of amateur history / Mark A. Graber --
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor : accommodationism and conservatism / Nancy Maveety --
Anthony Kennedy and the jurisprudence of respectable conservatism / Earl M. Maltz --
Realism, pragmatism, and John Paul Stevens / Ward Farnsworth --
David H. Souter : liberal constitutionalism and the Brennan seat / Thomas M. Keck --
Advocate on the court : Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the limits of formal equality / Judith Baer --
The synthetic progressivism of Stephen G. Breyer / Ken I. Kersch --
Conclusion : politics and the Rehnquist court / Mark Silverstein.
Responsibility: edited by Earl M. Maltz.
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"An essential volume for understanding the interactions and disagreements among the nine current members of the Rehnquist Court." John Anthony Maltese, author of The Selling of Supreme Court Read more...

 
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