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Author Hall, Matthew E. K
Title The Nature of Supreme Court Power
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- 1 Neither Force, Nor Will -- 2 When Courts Command -- Defining Judicial Power -- Competing Theories of Supreme Court Power -- Forming a New Theory of Supreme Court Power -- 3 Judging the Court -- The Problem of Strategic Court Action -- Evaluating Supreme Court Power -- Summary of Hypotheses -- 4 Popular Vertical Issues -- The Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- The Pentagon Papers Case -- Summary: Popular Vertical Issues -- 5 Unpopular Vertical Issues -- Abortion -- Flag Desecration -- Obscenity -- The Exclusionary Rule -- Miranda Warnings -- Warrantless Eavesdropping -- The Right to Counsel -- Capital Punishment -- Free Press in the Courtroom -- Sovereign Immunity -- The Gun-Free School Zones Act -- Summary: Unpopular Vertical Issues -- 6 Popular Lateral Issues -- Reapportionment -- Majority-Minority Congressional Districts -- The Legislative Veto -- Public Aid to Religious Schools -- Affirmative Action in College Admissions -- Student Religious Publications at Public Universities -- Minimum Wage for State Employees -- Bush v. gore -- Summary: Popular Lateral Issues -- 7 Unpopular Lateral Issues -- School Desegregation -- School Prayer -- Censorship in Public Education -- Minority Set-Aside Programs -- Congressional Exclusion -- The Brady Bill -- Summary: Unpopular Lateral Issues -- 8 Neither the Sword nor the Purse, but the Keys -- Persistent Puzzles -- The Supreme Court as a Mechanism for Social Change -- Judicial Review in the American Political System -- Appendix I: Case Selection -- Appendix II: Survey Information and Citations -- Appendix III: Supporting Data for Figures -- Appendix IV: Statistical Analysis on the Effects of the Pico Ruling -- Appendix V: Behavior Conformity Calculations
Appendix VI: Statistical Analysis of Behavior Conformity -- Appendix VII: The Effects of Unanimity on Behavior Conformity -- Case References -- References -- Index
This book identifies conditions under which the Court is successful at altering the behavior of state and private actors
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hall, Matthew E. K. The Nature of Supreme Court Power New York : Cambridge University Press,c2010 9781107001435
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court -- History.;Constitutional history -- United States.;Judgments -- United States -- History.;Political questions and judicial power -- United States -- History -- Sources.;United States -- Social conditions -- Sources
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