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Author Toobin, Jeffrey
Title The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court / Jeffrey Toobin
Imprint New York : Doubleday, c2012
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  347.73 T617 2012    AVAILABLE  -  30500101469206
 人文社會聯圖  KF8742 .T66 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020388765
Edition 1st ed
Descript viii, 325 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-312) and index
The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of Appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The tea party and the justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli -- The "effective" argument -- Epilogue: the Roberts court
Subject United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 21st century
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Constitutional history -- United States
Political questions and judicial power -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Obama, Barack
Roberts, John G., 1955-
Alt Title Obama White House and the Supreme Court
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