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Published: 09 December 2010

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199606733

Bookseller Code (AE)

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America's Supreme Court

Making Democracy Work

Stephen Breyer

  • Offers a unique insight into the history and work of the United States Supreme Court, one of the most powerful and controversial judicial bodies in the world
  • Accessible to readers without specialist knowledge of the American legal system or constitutional law, ideal as introductory reading for students of any discipline looking to understand the American court
  • Sets out the circumstances of some of the Court's most famous and divisive cases, offering a judge's view on key moments in American legal and political history
  • Restates Justice Breyer's views on the role of a constitutional court in interpreting a democratic constitution, an essential reference point for all working on comparative constitutional court

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