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Author Bolick, Clint
Title Two-Fer : Electing a President and a Supreme Court
Imprint Stanford : Hoover Institution Press, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (128 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Book Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The Grand Prize -- 2. The Framers' Vision -- 3. The First Two Centuries: An Uneven Judicial Record -- 4. The Supreme Court Today: Precarious Majority -- Postscript...and State Courts, Too -- Notes -- About the Author -- Index
Constitutional scholar Clint Bolick examines the importance of judicial nominations in current and future political campaigns—not just in campaigns for president but also for the senators who confirm the nominees and the governors who appoint state court judges. He offers his opinion of the framers' original intentions—that the judiciary play a robust role in curbing abuses of government power and protecting individual rights—and provides both a historical perspective and a look at the courts' decisions on today's most contentious issues
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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: Bolick, Clint Two-Fer : Electing a President and a Supreme Court Stanford : Hoover Institution Press,c2012 9780817914646
Subject United States. -- Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.;Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.;Political questions and judicial power -- United States.;Presidents -- United States -- Election.;United States -- Politics and government
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