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A year at the Supreme Court

A year at the Supreme Court

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Davison M. Douglas, Neal Devins
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Constitutional conflicts.
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Additional Format

Online version: Year at the Supreme Court. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004 (OCoLC)644065019

Short Description

VIII, 243 pages ; 24 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, A year at the Supreme Court is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Neal Devins & Davison M. Douglas.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Number of Editions: 7 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF8742
  • ISBN: 0822334372 9780822334378 0822334488 9780822334484
  • OCLC: 55008762

Main Contents

A high court of one : the role of the “swing voter” in the 2002 term / Dahlia Lithwick
Anthony M. Kennedy and the road not taken / David G. Savage
A revolutionary year : judicial assertiveness and gay rights / David J. Garrow
The next culture war / Jeffrey Rosen
The affirmative action decisions / Stuart Taylor, Jr
Was affirmative action saved by its friends? / Carter G. Phillips
The court's faux federalism / Ramesh Ponnuru
Cross burning : Virginia v. Black / Rod Smolla
Cruel and unusual : Lockyer v. Andrade / Erwin Chemerinsky
Glasnost at the Supreme Court / Tony Mauro.

Summary Note

Profiles a watershed year (2002-2003) in the life of the U.S. Supreme Court, with contributions by journalists and Court advocates that discuss critical rulings on gay rights, affirmative action, hate speech, federal-state relations, and criminal law.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 000
The Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, 2002/03 000
Neal Devins and Davison M. Douglas Introduction 000
Dahlia Lithwick A High Court of One: The Role of the "Swing Voter&quot
in the 2002
Term 000
David G. Savage Anthony M. Kennedy and the Road Not Taken 000
David J. Garrow A Revolutionary Year: Judicial Assertiveness and Gay Rights
Jeffrey Rosen The Next Culture War 000
Stuart Taylor, Jr. The Affirmative Action Decisions 000
Carter G. Phillips Was Affirmative Action Saved by Its Friends? 000
Ramesh Ponnuru The Court's Faux Federalism 000
Rod Smolla Cross Burning: Virginia v. Black 000
Erwin Chemerinsky Cruel and Unusual: Lockyer v. Andrade 000
Tony Mauro Glasnost at the Supreme Court 000
Notes 000
Index 000
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