Judicial Politics: Readings from Judicature
Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - 648 strani
This anthology of more than seventy articles, published by the American Judicature Society, is distributed by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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The American Constitutional System and the Role of the Supreme Court in the American Polity
the emergence of an eclectic power
the usurpation and democracy questions
the case for judicial restraint
the Supreme Courts proper and historic function
Judges Judicial Selection Systems and Their Consequences
a special report
how voters explain their decisions
Some thoughts on judicial restraint
Some thoughts on the Supreme Courts workload
does the Supreme Court need help?
The Rehnquist Courts shrinking plenary docket
Federal court reform should start at the top
Internal Court Processes and Decisions on the Merits
some views of lawyers and federal judges
Justice Brennan and the institutionalization of dissent assignment
How minority judges fare in retention elections
picking judges under fire
The voting behavior of President Clintons judicial appointees
Magistrates Clerks and Judicial Support Staff
developments affecting the federal district courts lower tier of judicial officers
their roles and relationships with their judges
is there a monster in the judicial closet?
rebutting a presumption of sloth
Lawyers and Legal Practices
a critical evaluation
Can the lawyer serve all three?
Contingency fee lawyers as gatekeepers in the civil justice system
constraints and choices
amici curiae and Webster v Reproductive Health Services
The amicus briefs in Webster v Reproductive Health Services
the decline of the American jury
what social scientists know and do not know
is it tilted toward death?
Is the grand jury worth keeping?
Curbing abuse of the grand jury
The American Judiciary and the Politics of Representation
the plaintiffs perspective
the defendant states perspective
whom does the Court represent best?
Voting behavior and gender on the US courts of appeals
The decision making of Clintons nontraditional judicial appointees
Should there be affirmative action for the judiciary?
Civil and Criminal Justice Processes
exploring a hypothetical case
the uses of discretion in regulating plea bargaining
steps forward steps backward
Are repeat offender laws having their anticipated effects?
what evidence is there that race influences results in the criminal justice system?
The impact of the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990
Appellate Court Processes Access and Docketing Decisions
how the Supreme Court sets its agenda
The spirit of dissent
an analysis of natural courts and reversal trends
friendship and lobbying on the Court
Freshman opinion writing on the US Supreme Court 19211991
affirmation not reversal
Assessing the conservatism of the Rehnquist Court
Explaining transformations in Supreme Court policy
The Courts and Their Publics Public Opinion and the Media
a historical perspective
Shall we dance? The courts the community and the news media
The Supreme Court decided today or did it?
Supreme Court and public support for rights claims
Public perception of the Supreme Court in the 1990s
The cornerstone of judicial independence
Courts Congress and the Presidency
The Senates confirmation role in Supreme Court nominations and the politics of ideology versus impartiality
too much advice and too little consent
a view from the Senate
the unforeseen impact on courts and Congress
the view from the Hill and the federal bench
States and State Courts
state constitutions and state courts
State supreme court commitment to state law
Alternatives to Traditional Litigation
Arbitration vs mediationexplaining the differences
looking to the future
Rethinking barriers to legal practice
How are courts handling pro se litigants?
Judicial Policy Making and Judicial Independence in the United States
stability and change in 200 years
judicial imperialism revisited
The Judge Baer controversy
Political attacks on the judiciary
Reining in the federal judiciary
Why they fail
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