The Hollow Hope

Author: Gerald N. Rosenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726681
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In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions, Gerald Rosenberg’s critics—not to mention his supporters—have spent nearly two decades debating the arguments he first put forward in The ...

The Hollow Hope

Author: Gerald N. Rosenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226726717
Size: 38.63 MB
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In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions, Gerald Rosenberg’s critics—not to mention his supporters—have spent nearly two decades debating the arguments he first put forward in The ...

The Hollow Hope

Author: Gerald N. Rosenberg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226727035
Size: 54.74 MB
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Argues that congressional and executive acts do more to instigate social change than do major court decisions and studies specific cases and their impact on civil rights 'Rosenberg's book sets a new standard for studies of judicial impact, ...

Imperfect Union

Author: Christopher R. Berry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521764734
Size: 68.79 MB
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This book offers the first political theory of special purpose jurisdictions and provides extensive empirical analyses of the politics and finances of these often overlooked but increasingly influential governments.

Confirmation Wars

Author: Benjamin Wittes
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 144220155X
Size: 37.22 MB
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In Confirmation Wars, Benjamin Wittes examines the degradation of the judicial nominations process over the past fifty years.

Rights At Work

Author: Michael W. McCann
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226555720
Size: 43.95 MB
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In Rights at Work, Michael W. McCann explains how wage discrimination battles have raised public legal consciousness and helped reform activists mobilize working women in the pay equity movement over the past two decades.

Distorting The Law

Author: William Haltom
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226314693
Size: 21.74 MB
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Distorting the Law lays bare how media coverage has sensationalized lawsuits and sympathetically portrayed corporate interests, supporting big business and reinforcing negative stereotypes of law practices.

Deciding To Decide

Author: H. W. Perry
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674042063
Size: 62.75 MB
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The clerks and justices spoke frankly with Perry, and his skillful analysis of their responses is the mainspring of this book.

Courts And Social Policy

Author: Donald L. Horowitz
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815707318
Size: 11.93 MB
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This book is the first comprehensive study of the capacity of courts to make and implement social policy. Donald L. Horowitz, a lawyer and social scientist, traces the imprint of the judicial process on the policies that emerge from it.

Law S Allure

Author: Gordon Silverstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521896479
Size: 19.32 MB
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Law's Allure explains how, when, and why America's reliance on legal rules and judicial decisions shapes, constrains, saves, and sometimes even kills politics.