The Judiciary: Tenth Edition / Edition 10

The Judiciary: Tenth Edition / Edition 10

by Henry J. Abraham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814706533

ISBN-13: 9780814706534

Pub. Date: 11/01/1996

Publisher: New York University Press

Revised and updated to include the latest Supreme Court decisions, this classic text, now in its tenth edition, provides a concise overview of the judiciary in general and the Supreme Court in particular. The only book available that combines theory and practice of the judicial process with civil rights and liberties, The Judiciary acquaints students with

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Revised and updated to include the latest Supreme Court decisions, this classic text, now in its tenth edition, provides a concise overview of the judiciary in general and the Supreme Court in particular. The only book available that combines theory and practice of the judicial process with civil rights and liberties, The Judiciary acquaints students with the intricacies of our courts, the people who compose them, and their relationship to other branches of government, as well as to individuals and groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814706534
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1American Courts in Practice1
2Courts and Public Policy: Personnel, Judicial Review, and Activism vs. Restraint56
3Fundamental Freedoms: I. Basic Considerations108
4Fundamental Freedoms: II. Religion and Expression163
5Fundamental Freedoms: III. Political, Racial, and Sexual Equality204
Epilogue275
Notes277
For Further Reading279
App. AStatistical Data on Supreme Court Justices285
App. BThe Constitution of the United States of America291
Case Index311
Subject Index323

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