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The Solicitor General and the United States Supreme Court : executive branch influence and judicial decisions

Author: Ryan C Black; Ryan J Owens
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"The United States government, represented by the Office of the Solicitor General, appears before the Supreme Court more than any other litigant. The Office's link to the president, the arguments it makes before the Court and its ability to alter the legal and policy landscape make it the most important Supreme Court litigant bar none. As such, scholars must understand the Office's role in Supreme Court decision  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan C Black; Ryan J Owens
ISBN: 9781107015296 1107015294
OCLC Number: 761858397
Description: ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Solicitor General and the Supreme Court --
The Office of the Solicitor General: the finest law firm in the nation --
Explanations for Solicitor General success --
Solicitor General influence and agenda setting --
Solicitor General influence and merits outcomes --
Solicitor General influence and briefs --
Solicitor General influence and legal doctrine.
Other Titles: Executive branch influence and judicial decisions
Responsibility: Ryan C. Black, Ryan J. Owens.

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This book examines whether and how the Office of the Solicitor General influences the United States Supreme Court.  Read more...

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