The Burger Court And The Rise Of The Judicial Right

Author: Michael J. Graetz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476732515
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We could easily devote another book to that bailiwick. Here, however, we
examine only two areas. First, in Chapter 10, we describe how the Burger Court
dramatically expanded the First Amendment speech rights of business
corporations, both in the commercial and political contexts, an area where the
Court's decisions continue to have far-reaching implications. Second, the Burger
Court era—from 1969 to 1986—was a period of dramatic decline in the
membership and influence of ...

The Rise Of Modern Judicial Review

Author: Christopher Wolfe
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780822630265
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Probably the biggest surprise of the Burger Court was the most raw exercise of
judicial power since Died Scott, Roe v. Wade (1973). 36 The Court imposed its
own approbation of abortion on the nation at large in a decision written by a
Nixon appointee and concurred in by two others. Even very activist legal
commentators who admired and defended the Warren Court balked at defending
this decision.37 Blackmun's opinion relied on Griswold v. Connecticut, Eisenstadt
v. Baird, and ...

Madde 22

Author: Joseph Heller
Publisher: Ithaki Publishing
ISBN: 9789752731813
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A Companion To Ronald Reagan

Author: Andrew L. Johns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118607821
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Reagan Administration. Urban Institute. Blasi, V. (1983). The Burger Court: The
Counter-Revolution That Wasn't (3rd ed.). Yale University Press. Brisbin, R. A., Jr.
(1998). Justice Antonin Scalia and the Conservative Revival. Johns Hopkins
University Press. Burns, J. M. (2009). Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial
Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court. Penguin Books. Busch, A. E.

Closed Chambers

Author: Edward Lazarus
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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A former Supreme Court clerk reveals the judicial institution's inner workings and decision making processes, offering a detailed portrait of justice corrupted by politics and unduly influenced by the power of personality.

Rise Of Judicial Management In The U S District Court Southern District Of Texas 1955 2000

Author: Steven Harmon Wilson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820327280
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new federal civil rights statutes of the 1960s authorized federal oversight of state
policies on a scale not seen since the Reconstruction era. The U.S. Supreme
Court supported these laws in a series of landmark opinions.1 Advocates of
federal judicial protection of minorities feared that President Nixon's
1969appointment of Warren Burger to replace Earl Warren as chief justice
heralded the cessation of federal intervention in local affairs. But no “
constitutional counterrevolution” ...

Perversion For Profit

Author: Whitney Strub
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520158
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The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New Right Whitney Strub. savory
underworld gambling connections could make the ... they suddenly reversed the
Court's judicial trajectory. The new obscenity doctrine of the Burger Court carried
great consequences in the abstract, as it created a far more prosecution-friendly
legal environment than the Warren Court had allowed, but at least in the 1970s
its tangible effects were fairly minimal, as obscenity cases declined in importance

Equal Protection

Author: Francis Graham Lee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078507
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Explores the legal right to equality in the United States based on the United States Constitution, covering such topics as race and gender equality, slavery, and segregation.