The Rehnquist Court

Judicial Activism on the Right by Herman Schwartz

Publisher: Hill and Wang

Written in English
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  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Public Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Constitutional,
  • Courts - Supreme Court,
  • Political Science / Civil Rights,
  • Courts - General,
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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL7974533M
ISBN 100809080745
ISBN 109780809080748
OCLC/WorldCa126877263

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  Chief Justice William Rehnquist was interviewed about the updated version of his book The Supreme Court, published in by book is about the role of the Supreme Court in American. William Rehnquist, in full William Hubbs Rehnquist, original name William Donald Rehnquist, (born October 1, , Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.—died September 3, , Arlington, Virginia), 16th chief justice of the United States, appointed to the Supreme Court in and elevated to chief justice in Rehnquist served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. The Rehnquist Court: Judicial Activism on the Right Herman Schwartz, Editor, Herman Schwartz, Introduction by Hill & Wang $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book. The Unpublished Opinions of the Rehnquist Court serves to clarify and explore the actual operation of the judicial decision-making process. It will be fascinating and informative reading for attorneys, judges, law students, politicians and anyone interested in the mechanics of the nation's highest Court.

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The Supreme Court, an updated version of a book originally published inis a succinct and readable account of the Court's past and present. Rehnquist avoids getting bogged down in the minutia of particular cases, even as he deftly covers the details of several extremely important ones, such as Marbury v/5(64).

Rehnquist runs through the history of the Supreme Court and the The author here does not disappoint. He writes not only for the layman unacquainted with the nuances of practicing the law but also for the reader interested in engaging history/5. "The Rehnquist Choice" is a great book for Supreme Court junkies who want to read an insider account of the judicial nomination process.

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Rehnquist, labeled by Newsweek as "The Court's Mr. Right," was made Chief Justice. Almost immediately, legal scholars, practitioners, and pundits began questioning what his influence would be.

In this book, Chief Justice Rehnquist describes what the Court was like in its early years, includes some of the personal experiences he had with the Court as a young law clerk, and touches briefly on how the Court works today (or, in ).Primarily written to non-lawyers, Rehnquist's book would be of most value to common citizens wishing to know a little more about the Supreme Court/5(5).

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This book examines the criminal justice decisions of the Rehnquist Court era through analyses of individual justices' contributions to the development of law and policy. The Rehnquist Court era () produced a period of opportunity for the U.S. Supreme Court's judicial conservatives to reshape constitutional law concerning rights in the criminal justice process.

At the end of the presidential election, the nation saw firsthand the power of the Rehnquist Court when, for the first time in U.S. history, the Supreme Court took a definitive role in the election process. Now, Tinsley Yarbrough provides a comprehensive look at today's Supreme Court Justices and their record.

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The Rehnquist Court era () produced a period of opportunity for the U.S. Supreme Court's judicial conservatives to reshape constitutional law concerning rights in the Pages: This is a partial chronological list of cases decided by the United States Supreme Court during the Rehnquist Court, the tenure of Chief Justice William Rehnquist from Septemthrough September 3, The cases are listed chronologically based on the date that the Supreme Court decided the of positions: 9.

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist sets a simple goal for himself: "This book is designed to convey to the interested, informed lay Popular Pages Home. By John W. Dean Free Press. $26 Monday, Novem Chapter One Introduction: The Backstory. The heart of the story of William Rehnquist's appointment to the Supreme Court begins on.

The Rehnquist Court refers to the Supreme Court of the United States from towhen William Rehnquist served as Chief Justice of the United States.

Rehnquist succeeded Warren Burger as Chief Justice after the latter's retirement, and Rehnquist served as Chief Justice until his death inNo. of positions: 9. The Failure of the Rehnquist Court.

The counterrevolution that wasn't. by Richard E. Morgan. Email. Share. Print. Subscribe. With the Chief Justice's death last September, the book was closed on the Rehnquist Court. Politically and jurisprudentially, however, the book had slammed shut long before.

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