During the thirty-three years William Rehnquist has been on the Supreme Court, nineteen as Chief Justice, significant developments have defined the American legal landscape. This book is a legal biography of Chief Justice William Rehnquist of the United States Supreme Court and the legacy he created. It is an intensive examination of his thirty-three year legacy as a Supreme Court Justice based on his Court opinions, primarily in the area of constitutional law, and written by a group of legal scholars each of whom is a specialist in the area covered by his/her chapter.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)|
Table of Contents
Foreword; Introduction; Part I. The First Amendment: 1. The hustler: Justice Rehnquist and the freedom of speech or of the press Geoffrey Stone; 2. Less is more: Justice Rehnquist, the freedom of speech and democracy Richard Garnett; 3. 'I Give Up!' William Rehnquist and commercial speech Earl Maltz; 4. Indirect funding and the establishment clause: Rehnquist's trumphant vision of neutrality and private choice Daniel Conkle; Part II. Criminal Procedure: 5. The fourth amendment: 'be reasonable' Craig Bradley; 6. Dickerson v. United States: the case that disappointed Miranda's critics - and then its supporters Yale Kamisar; 7. Against the tide: Rehnquist's efforts to curtail the right to counsel James Tomkovicz; 8. Narrowing Habeas Corpus Joseph Hoffman; Part III. The Structure of Government: 9. The federalist vision of William Rehnquist Mark Tushnet; 10. Federalism and the spending power from Dole to Birmingham Board of Education Lynn Baker; 11. Upholding the independent prosecutor Daniel Farber; 12. The battle over state immunity William Marshall; 13. Transcending the routine: methodology and constitutional values in Chief Justice Rehnquist's Statutory Cases Philip Frickey; 14. Rehnquist and Federalism: an empirical analysis Ruth Colker and Kevin Scott; Part IV. The Scope of Fourteenth Amendment Rights: 15. Abortion: a mixed and unsettled legacy Dawn Johnsen; 16. Substantive due process, public opinion, and the right to die Neal Devins; 17. Privatizing the constitution: state action and beyond David Barron.