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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia : a Hamiltonian on the Supreme Court.

Author: James B Staab
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia explores the similarities in political and constitutional thought between Justice Antonin Scalia and Alexander Hamilton and concludes that Hamilton holds the key to understanding Justice Scalia's past, present, and future decisions. From the fundamental premises of human nature to federalism, James B. Staab uses comparisons between the two men to find the underlying  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Staab, James B.
Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia : A Hamiltonian on the Supreme Court.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
Named Person: Antonin Scalia; Antonin Scalia; Antonin Scalia
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James B Staab
ISBN: 9781461714934 1461714931 0742543102 9780742543102 0742543110 9780742543119
OCLC Number: 862049697
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (406 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: Scalia's Distinctive Brand of Conservatism; 1: Nothing is Easy: The Road to the Supreme Court; 2: Separation of Powers and Access to Justice; 3: Interbranch Conflicts between Congress and the President; 4: Executive Power; 5: The ""Politics"" of Administration; 6: The Conservative Role of Judges in a Democratic System of Government; 7: The ""Science"" of Interpreting Texts; 8: Early Hamiltonian Leanings in the Area of Federalism. 9: The Transformation from a Hamiltonian to a Madisonian in Federalism DisputesConclusion: Scalia's Personality and Statesmanship; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
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Explores the similarities in political and constitutional thought between Justice Antonin Scalia and Alexander Hamilton, and views that Hamilton holds the key to understanding Justice Scalia's  Read more...

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Professor Staab has produced a carefully crafted, nuanced portrait of Antonin Scalia-the U.S. Supreme Court's most colorful and influential conservative justice. Comparing Scalia to an equally Read more...

 
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