The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court

Book - 2016
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This book examines all major aspects of the highest court in the nation, from the selection of justices and agenda creation to the decision-making process and the Court's impact on government and U.S. society. Delving deeply into personalities and procedures, author Lawrence Baum provides a balanced explanation of the Court's actions and the behaviour of its justices as he reveals its complexity, reach, and influence. This new edition gives particular attention to current developments such as the impact of political polarization on the Court, the justices' increasingly public roles, and recent rulings on same-sex marriage and health care.

Publisher: Los Angeles :, SAGE / CQ Press,, [2016]
Edition: Twelfth edition
ISBN: 9781483376110
1483376117
Call Number: 347.7326 B3272s 2016
Characteristics: xii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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