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Author McCloskey, Robert G. (Robert Green)

Title The American Supreme Court / Robert G. McCloskey ; revised by Sanford Levinson

Publ Info Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
Edition Fifth edition
 PC  KF8742 .M296 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  KF8742 .M296 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF8742 M296 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 359 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Chicago history of American civilization
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-341) and index
Contents The genesis and nature of judicial power -- The establishment of the right to decide : 1789-1810 -- The Marshall Court and the shaping of the nation : 1810-1835 -- The court under Taney : the natural history of judicial prestige -- Constitutional evolution in the Gilded Age : 1865-1900 -- The judiciary and the regulatory state : 1900-1937 -- The modern court and postwar America : 1937-1959 -- Civil liberties, civil rights, and the Supreme Court -- Judicial monitoring of the new American welfare state -- Epilogue: the court of today and the lessons of history
LC subject United States. Supreme Court -- History
Courts of last resort -- United States -- History
Constitutional history -- United States
Add Author Levinson, Sanford, 1941-
ISBN 9780226556864 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226556867 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226556871 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226556875 (pbk. : alk. paper)