Supreme Court Compendium, 4th Ed / Edition 1

Supreme Court Compendium, 4th Ed / Edition 1

by Lee Epstein, Thomas G Walker, Jeffrey a Segal, Harold J Spaeth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872893502

ISBN-13: 9780872893504

Pub. Date: 10/16/2006

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

Conceived as an aide to those attempting to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court and its decision, this collection of data tables provides information on chronological and topical trends in court decisions, backgrounds of the justices, legislation most frequently subject to court rulings, views of the public on the Court, and the impact of the Court on certain policy areas.…  See more details below

Overview

Conceived as an aide to those attempting to analyze the U.S. Supreme Court and its decision, this collection of data tables provides information on chronological and topical trends in court decisions, backgrounds of the justices, legislation most frequently subject to court rulings, views of the public on the Court, and the impact of the Court on certain policy areas. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872893504
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
10/16/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
801
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective9
2The Supreme Court's Review Process, Caseload, and Cases55
3The Supreme Court's Opinion, Decision, and Outcome Trends191
4The Justices: Backgrounds, Nominations, and Confirmations219
5The Justices: Post-Confirmation Activities and Departures from the Court333
6The Justices: Voting Behavior and Opinions447
7The Supreme Court: Its Political and Legal Environments601
8The Supreme Court and Public Opinion675
9The Impact of the Supreme Court703
Selected Readings725
Index737

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