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Judicial Politics in the United States / Edition 1

Judicial Politics in the United States / Edition 1

by Mark C. Miller


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813346793
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 1,044,292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mark C. Miller is Professor of American Politics and Director of the Law and Society program at Clark University. He is also Distinguished Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies at the University of Helsinki for the 2014-2015 academic year. He served as the Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States from 1999-2000. He is author of The View of the Courts from the Hill: Interactions between Congress and the Federal Judiciary (2009), and editor of Exploring Judicial Politics (2008).

Table of Contents

Preface List of Figures Chapter 1: Functions of Courts, Basics of Legal Analysis, and Sources of Law Chapter 2: Structure of Courts in the U.S. Chapter 3: Judicial Selection Chapter 4: The Legal Profession: Lawyers and Judges Chapter 5: Trial Courts — Criminal Cases Chapter 6: Trial Courts — Civil Cases Chapter 7: The Appellate Court Process Chapter 8: Studying Decision Making on Appellate Courts Chapter 9: Public Opinion, Interest Groups, the Media and the Courts Chapter 10: Interactions between Courts and Legislatures Chapter 11: Interactions between Courts and Executives Chapter 12: Interactions between Courts and Governmental Bureaucracies Chapter 13: Courts Beyond the United States Glossary Index Table of Cases

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