Courts, judges, and politics: an introduction to the judicial process

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Random House, 1979 - Law - 769 pages
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This classic reader has been a best selling component to the Judicial Process/Judicial Politics/American Legal System course for years. Now thoroughly updated while retaining the features that made it attractive for so long: organization, structure, coverage, narrative, choice of excerpts, and flexibility in use, Lee Epstein and Walter Murphy continue the tradition of this book.

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Contents

PERCEPTIONS OF THE JUDICIAL ROLE
7
Process
26
JUDICIAL ORGANIZATION AND JURISDICTION
33
Copyright

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About the author (1979)

Walter F. Murphy is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Emeritus at Princeton University. Murphy was one of the creators of Courts, Judges, & Politics in 1961. His other books include Congress and the Court (1962), Elements of Judicial Strategy (1964); The Vicar of Christ (1979), and American Constitutional Interpretation (with James E. Fleming and Sotirios A. Barber, 2d ed. 1995). A former Commissioner of Civil Rights in New Jersey, Murphy served for 13 years as a member of that state's committee, monitoring judicial conduct.

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