Storm center: the Supreme Court in American politics

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W W Norton & Company Incorporated, 2008 - Political Science - 458 pages
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David O'Brien shows students how the Supreme Court is a "storm center" of political controversy where personality, politics, law, and justice converge. This thoroughly updated Eighth Edition of Storm Center continues to chart historic steps taken by the Court, and features an in-depth discussion of the Court's continuing turn to the right and the first term of Chief Justice John Roberts.

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This is the third book Ive read on the Supreme Court this year, but still an informative and engaging book if you want to know more about this institution. Read full review

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Contents

ONE A Struggle for Power
1
two The Cult of the Robe
33
three Life in the Marble Temple
107
Copyright

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David M. Orsquo;Brien is Leone Reaves and George W. Spicer Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. He is the author of several books, including Constitutional Law and Politics and Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics , winner of the American Bar Associationrsquo;s Silver Gavel Award and now in its widely adopted Seventh Edition.

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