Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

by Ann Southworth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226768333

ISBN-13: 9780226768335

Pub. Date: 11/15/2008

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, Lawyers of the Right explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major groups-social conservatives, libertarians, and business advocates-that have coalesced in recent decades behind the Republican Party.

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A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, Lawyers of the Right explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major groups-social conservatives, libertarians, and business advocates-that have coalesced in recent decades behind the Republican Party.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226768335
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Series:
Chicago Series in Law and Society
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 Introduction 1

2 The Creation of an Infrastructure for Conservative Legal Advocacy 8

3 Divided Constituencies and Their Lawyers 41

4 Professional Identity 66

5 How Much Common Ground? 89

6 Mediator Organizations: The Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society 124

7 What's Law Got to Do with It? 149

8 Conclusion 168

Appendix Research Methods 189

Notes 193

References 213

Index 241

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