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Published: 01 December 2016

184 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526107336

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The United States Supreme Court

A Political and Legal Analysis, Second Edition

Robert J. McKeever

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Integrates and explains both the political and the legal factors behind Supreme Court cases and decisions
  • Provides an up-to-date analysis of key Supreme Court cases, including gay marriage, health care and election spending
  • Analyses contending theories of the power of the Supreme Court and how it reaches its decisions
  • Examines the fierce struggle between Presidents and the Senate to control appointments to the Supreme Court and the extent to which Court embodies a President's ideology

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