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Author Hall, Matthew Eric Kane

Title The nature of supreme court power [electronic resource] / Matthew E.K. Hall

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU E-Resource  Online KF8742 .H35 2010    LIMITED ACCESS
Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 248 pages) : illustrations
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Neither force, nor will; 2. When courts command; 3. Judging the court; 4. Popular vertical issues; 5. Unpopular vertical issues; 6. Popular lateral issues; 7. Unpopular lateral issues; 8. Neither the sword nor the purse, but the keys
Note "This book offers a comprehensive theory of Supreme Court power, identifying conditions under which the Court is successful at altering the behavior of state and private actors. Matthew E.K. Hall depicts the Court as a powerful institution, capable of exerting significant influence over social change"--Provided by publisher
Description based on print version record
LC subject United States. Supreme Court -- History
Political questions and judicial power -- United States -- History -- Sources
Judgments -- United States -- History
Constitutional history -- United States
United States -- Social conditions -- Sources
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Alt Title Cambridge books online
Link Print version: Hall, Matthew Eric Kane. Nature of supreme court power. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011 9781107001435 (DLC) 2010031356 (OCoLC)650827422
ISBN 9780511933677 (electronic bk.)
0511933673 (electronic bk.)