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New directions in judicial politics

Author: Kevin T McGuire
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: New directions in American politics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin T McGuire
ISBN: 9780415893312 0415893313 9780415893329 0415893321 9780203805718 0203805712
OCLC Number: 701015708
Description: xxii, 336 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Selecting justice : strategy and uncertainty in choosing Supreme Court nominees / Christine L. Nemacheck --
The role of public opinion in Supreme Court confirmations / Jonathan P. Kastellec, Jeffrey R. Lax, and Justin Phillips --
Campaign contributions and judicial decisions in partisan and nonpartisan elections / Damon M. Cann, Chris W. Bonneau, and Brent D. Boyea --
Race and death sentencing / Isaac Unah --
Under-estimating and over-estimating litigation : how activist plaintiffs may advance their causes even as they lose their cases / William Haltom and Michael McCann --
Patterns of policy making across state supreme courts / Scott A. Comparato, Scott D. McClurg, and Shane A. Gleason --
Decision making in the U.S. Courts of Appeals : the determinants of reversal on appeal / Virginia A. Hettinger and Stefanie A. Lindquist --
Supreme Court agenda setting : policy uncertainty and legal considerations / Ryan C. Black and Ryan J. Owens --
The origin and development of stare decisis at the U.S. Supreme Court / Timothy R. Johnson, James F. Spriggs, II, and Paul J. Wahlbeck --
Bargaining and opinion writing on the U.S. Supreme Court / Tom S. Clark --
Goldilocks and the Supreme Court : understanding the relationship between the Supreme Court, the President, and the Congress / Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman --
Interest groups and their influence on judicial policy / Paul M. Collins, Jr --
Public opinion, religion, and constraints on judicial behavior / Kevin T. McGuire --
Lower court compliance with precedent / Sara C. Benesh and Wendy L. Martinek --
Why strict scrutiny requires transparency : the practical effects of Bakke, Gratz, and Grutter / Richard Sander.
Series Title: New directions in American politics.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin T. McGuire.


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