12 edition of The modern Supreme Court. found in the catalog.
The modern Supreme Court.
Robert G. McCloskey
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||KF8742 .M3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||376|
|LC Control Number||70173408|
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While ostensibly a memoir of the author's year as a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court justice, Harry Blackmun, it is a much richer work than that. It is, in fact, a deeply scholarly and extraordinarily well-written analysis of the Supreme Court and its work, taking in, along the way, some very perceptive analsyses of leading Supreme Court by: "Hartmann delivers a full-throated indictment of the U.S.
Supreme Court in this punchy polemic." --Publishers WeeklyThom Hartmann, the most popular progressive radio host in America and a New York Times bestselling author, lays out a sweeping and largely unknown history of the Supreme Court of the United States, from Alexander Hamilton's arguments against judicial review to modern-day debates /5(60).
Edward Lazarus clerked for Justice Harry Blackmun in the Supreme Court term. This book is part history, part "clerk life" memoir, and part legal analysis of death penalty cases, abortion cases from Roe to Planned Parenthood (), and race issues that confronted the Court.
Lazarus is an admitted liberal, but he bemoans the politicization of the court, which is supposed /5. Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall, and Future of the Modern Supreme Court is a book by Edward Lazarus, who served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun during the October Term Lazarus combines his reflections as a clerk with a substantial body of research to describe the collapse in comity between Justices - and particularly clerks - at the Supreme Court.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCloskey, Robert G. (Robert Green). Modern Supreme Court. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University. It provides plenty of personal background about the justices who sat on the Supreme Court when President Roosevelt tried to change the size of it, in what came to be known as the court-packing plan.
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Explore American legal history using documents from years of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, contains the world's most comprehensive online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners -- many who later became judges and associates of the court.
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These two brilliant and seminal justices, known in their day for their restraint, nonetheless gave the weapons and the impulse to justices who would not share their judicial temperaments.
Perhaps each of them would have been chagrined to the extent to which judges today ignore the traditional constraints of their Author: David F.
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While. Panelists talked about the modern history of the Supreme Court and the creation and use of labeling techniques for justices during the nomination phase, “judicial activism” being an example. “The story of the modern Court,” wrote the late Robert McCloskey, is “one of the classic chapters in the history of one of America’s most peculiar institutions: government by judiciary.
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The Supreme Court is the most powerful court of law in the United States. It was authorized by Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution, which states, "The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to.
The source of that tarnishing is open to debate — the book’s assignment of bipartisan responsibility wasn’t entirely convincing — but it is certainly nothing to celebrate. “Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court” by Michael Bobelian.
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