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Author Corley, Pamela C
Title The Puzzle of Unanimity : Consensus on the United States Supreme Court
Imprint Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The Roosevelt Court: The Critical Juncture from Consensus to Dissensus -- 2. Closing the Jaws of the Decision Making Vise: A Theory and Model of Consensus -- 3. A Function of Design: Consensus in Votes on the Merits -- 4. Monolithic Solidarity: Consensus in Opinion Writing -- 5. An Opportunity to Clarify: Unanimity and Agenda Setting -- 6. Conclusion -- Appendix -- Index of Cases -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
The first comprehensive account of how the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court achieve consensus
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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: Corley, Pamela C. The Puzzle of Unanimity : Consensus on the United States Supreme Court Redwood City : Stanford University Press,c2013 9780804784726
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court.;Judicial process -- United States.;Consensus (Social sciences) -- United States
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Alt Author Steigerwalt, Amy
Ward, Artemus
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