By Jr. Stuart Taylor,Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas,David G. Savage,David Garrow,Dahlia Lithwick,Erwin Chemerinsky,Ramesh Ponnuru,Jeffrey Rosen,Carter Phillips,Tony Mauro
Some essays contemplate the function of “swing” Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy inside of a court docket that divides 5–4 greater than the other staff of Justices within the nation’s historical past. Others study the political response to and criminal context of the Court’s Lawrence v. Texas decision stating a Texas legislation criminalizing gay sodomy unconstitutional. participants research the Court’s rulings on affirmative motion and reconsider its dedication to states’ rights. contemplating the Court’s practices, one suggest explores the use and software of amicus curiae, or “friend of the courtroom” briefs, whereas one other displays on symptoms of an elevated openness by means of the court docket to public scrutiny. advocates who argued situations ahead of the Court—one relating to hate speech and the opposite to a “three moves and you’re out” legal statute—offer vibrant bills in their studies. meant for normal readers, A 12 months on the excellent Court is for all those that are looking to comprehend the Rehnquist courtroom and its momentous 2002–03 term.
Davison M. Douglas
David J. Garrow
David G. Savage
Rodney A. Smolla
Stuart Taylor Jr.
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A Year at the Supreme Court (Constitutional Conflicts) by Jr. Stuart Taylor,Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas,David G. Savage,David Garrow,Dahlia Lithwick,Erwin Chemerinsky,Ramesh Ponnuru,Jeffrey Rosen,Carter Phillips,Tony Mauro