By Jr. Stuart Taylor,Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas,David G. Savage,David Garrow,Dahlia Lithwick,Erwin Chemerinsky,Ramesh Ponnuru,Jeffrey Rosen,Carter Phillips,Tony Mauro
Some essays think about the function of “swing” Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy inside of a courtroom that divides 5–4 greater than the other staff of Justices within the nation’s heritage. Others learn the political response to and criminal context of the Court’s Lawrence v. Texas decision stating a Texas legislations criminalizing gay sodomy unconstitutional. members study the Court’s rulings on affirmative motion and re-evaluate its dedication to states’ rights. contemplating the Court’s practices, one recommend explores the use and software of amicus curiae, or “friend of the court docket” briefs, whereas one other displays on symptoms of an elevated openness through the court docket to public scrutiny. advocates who argued situations earlier than the Court—one with regards to hate speech and the opposite to a “three moves and you’re out” legal statute—offer bright bills in their studies. meant for basic readers, A yr on the excellent Court is for all those that are looking to comprehend the Rehnquist court docket and its momentous 2002–03 term.
Davison M. Douglas
David J. Garrow
David G. Savage
Rodney A. Smolla
Stuart Taylor Jr.
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A Year at the Supreme Court (Constitutional Conflicts) by Jr. Stuart Taylor,Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas,David G. Savage,David Garrow,Dahlia Lithwick,Erwin Chemerinsky,Ramesh Ponnuru,Jeffrey Rosen,Carter Phillips,Tony Mauro