Justices Presidents And Senators

Autor: Henry Julian Abraham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742558953
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Explains how United States presidents select justices for the Supreme Court, evaluates the performance of each justice, and examines the influence of politics on their selection.

Supreme Court Appointment Process

Autor: Denis Stevens Rutkus
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437931790
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Contents: (1) Pres. Selection of a Nominee: Senate Advice; Advice from Other Sources; Criteria for Selecting a Nominee; Background Invest.; Recess Appoint. to the Court; (2) Consid. by the Senate Judiciary Comm.: Background: Senators Nominated to the Court; Open Hear.; Nominee Appear. at Confirm. Hear.; Comm. Involvement in Appoint. Process; Pre-Hearing Stage; Hearings; Reporting the Nomin.; (3) Senate Debate and Confirm. Vote; Bringing Nomin. to the Floor; Evaluate Nominees; Filibusters and Motions to End Debate; Voice Votes, Roll Calls, and Vote Margins; Reconsid. of the Confirm. Vote; Nomin. That Failed to be Confirmed; Judiciary Comm. to Further Examine the Nomin.; After Senate Confirm.

People S Lawyers

Autor: Diana Klebanow
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765606730
File Size: 68,24 MB
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Throughout America's history, lawyers with a crusading zeal have, through their moral stance, intellectual integrity, and sheer brilliance, made use of the law to fight social injustice. In short biographical chapters, the authors tell the stories of ten of these lawyers. Some are well known: Thurgood Marshall; William Kunstler; Louis Brandeis; Morris Dees; Clarence Darrow; and Ralph Nader. Others are not so well known, but deserve to be. All are fascinating and influential attorneys who rose to the top of their profession, and this examination of their lives and careers illuminates key issues in American history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. An annotated bibliography, a chronology of the person's life and work, and helpful tables of cases detailing their most prominent cases accompany each chapter.

Supreme Court Nominations

Autor: Denis Steven Rutkus
Publisher: The Capitol Net Inc
ISBN: 1587332248
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This volume explores the Supreme Court Justice appointment process--from Presidential announcement, Judiciary Committee investigation, confirmation hearings, vote, and report to the Senate, through Senate debate and vote on the nomination.

The Vinson Court

Autor: Michal R. Belknap
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576072010
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Spanning the years from 1946 until 1953, the Vinson Court made the legal transition from World War II to the Korean War, and the outspoken justices Felix Frankfurter and Hugo Black helped shape its legacy. * Four narrative chapters on the justices, decisions, and legacy of the Vinson Court * 12 photographs and biographies of the justices who served on the Vinson Court

The Fuller Court

Autor: James W. Ely
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576077144
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Explores the era, justices, key events, and decisions in landmark Supreme Court cases under Chief Justice Melville W. Fuller, including the creation of the Sherman Act, and the Pure Food and Drug Act.

The White Court

Autor: Rebecca S. Shoemaker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576079732
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An in-depth examination of the U.S. Supreme Court under the 11-year reign of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White. * A–Z entries on key people, laws, cases, events, and concepts such as Oliver Wendell Holmes, Hipolite Egg Co. v. United States, and Standard Oil of New Jersey v. United States * Appendix with excerpts from primary documents of key cases decided during the White Court tenure

The Taft Court

Autor: Peter G. Renstrom
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576072800
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Provides a review of the major decisions of the Taft Court along with discussions of each justice and an analysis of the historical impact of the Court.

The George W Bush Presidency

Autor: Colin Campbell
Publisher: Cq Press
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As the most current substantive, and serious look at the Bush Presidency available to students today, this timely collection of original perspectives is the how-they're-doing-so-far report you have been waiting for. Bush's presidency is intriguing for many reasons. The unusual circumstances of Bush's ascent to the presidency, the political success of his campaigns to cut taxes, the horrific events of 9/11, the waning of the economic boom, corporate corruption, and the rise of a unilateral and muscular approach to U. S. foreign policy are just some of the distinguishing factors discussed in this balanced collection.