The Supreme Court in the Federal Judicial System

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The fourth edition of this authoritative text has been completely updated through the 1991-1992 term. New material is presented on the Rehnquist Court, the Court's recourd on civil liberties, and the Clarence Thomas nomination. The text focuses on the Supreme Court, but also analyzes other federal courts and the entire court system. The Court's political roles are discussed first. The structure of the judicial system and the ways of selecting federal judges follows. A separate chapter is devoted to the role of ...

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The fourth edition of this authoritative text has been completely updated through the 1991-1992 term. New material is presented on the Rehnquist Court, the Court's recourd on civil liberties, and the Clarence Thomas nomination. The text focuses on the Supreme Court, but also analyzes other federal courts and the entire court system. The Court's political roles are discussed first. The structure of the judicial system and the ways of selecting federal judges follows. A separate chapter is devoted to the role of lawyers and interest groups. The book concludes with an account of the impact of court rulings.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780030382260
  • Publisher: Holt McDougal
  • Publication date: 1/1/1978
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3
2 The Bush Approach to American Foreign Policy: An Overview and Evaluation 11
3 U.S. Defense Policy in the 1990s 31
4 Old Business, New Business: U.S. Arms Control Policy in the Post-Cold War World 52
5 New Directions for U.S. Strategic Intelligence 76
6 U.S. International Economic Policy: Past Neglect and Uncertain Future 97
7 The Bush Foreign Policy: Toward a New Agenda? 120
8 America and the Soviet Successor States 143
9 Unfinished Business: U.S. Foreign Policy toward Post-Containment Europe 157
10 U.S. Policy in the Middle East 176
11 From Patron to Partner: U.S. Policy in East Asia 194
12 The United States Again Confronts the Americas 213
13 Sub-Saharan Africa: Political Marginalization and Strategic Realignment 237
14 Conclusions 262
Contributors 275
Selected Bibliography 279
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