Business and the Roberts Court

Business and the Roberts Court

by Jonathan H. Adler

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Overview

In recent years, the Supreme Court appears to have taken a greater interest in "business" issues. Does this reflect a change in the Court's orientation, or is it the natural outcome of the appellate process? Is the Court "pro-business"? If so, in what ways do the Court's decisions support business interests and what does that mean for the law and the American public? Business and the Roberts Court provides the first critical analysis of the Court's business-related jurisprudence. In this volume, prominent academics examine the Roberts Court's handling of business-related cases, through a series of empirical and doctrinal analyses. Issues covered include securities law, antitrust, labor law, preemption, and environmental law, among others. Business law and regulatory cases touch on many important legal doctrines and can have far-reaching effects. Understanding the bases upon which the Supreme Court decides business-related cases is of tremendous importance to practitioners and academics. It can also further greater understanding of one of the nation's most important government institutions. These issues are of interest to academics, but also of practical importance to Supreme Court and business practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190620912
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/20/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Professor of Law and Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: In Search of the Pro-Business Court Jonathan H. Adler Business, the Roberts Court, and the Solicitor General: A Further Exploration Bradley W. Joondeph Is the Court Business-Friendly? Is the Pope Catholic? J. Mitchell Pickerill Advocacy Matters Richard J. Lazarus Securities Law in the Roberts Court: Agenda or Indifference? A.C. Pritchard Civil Procedure in the Roberts Court Brian T. Fitzpatrick The Roberts Court and the Limits of Antitrust Thomas A. Lambert Preemption in the Roberts Court: Dual Federalism By Another Name? Roderick M. Hills, Jr. In the Business of Free Speech: The Roberts Court and Citizens United Joel M. Gora Employment Law in the Roberts Court: Public Goals, Private Enforcement Matthew T. Bodie Business as Usual? The Roberts Court and Environmental Law Jonathan H. Adler Contributors

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