Nixon S Court

Author: Kevin J. McMahon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226561216
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Kevin J. McMahon reveals a Nixon whose public rhetoric was more conservative than his administration’s actions and whose policy towards the Court was more subtle than previously recognized.

The U S Supreme Court And New Federalism

Author: Christopher P. Banks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0742535045
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Nixon's Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political
Consequences (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011). 13. Quoted in
Christopher P. Banks, Judicial Politics in the D.C. Circuit Court (Baltimore: John
Hopkins University Press, 1999), 26. See also McMahon, Nixon's Court, 118;
Jonathan Simon, Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed
American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear (New York: Oxford
University Press, 2007), 35, 114; ...

The Chief Justice

Author: Artemus Ward
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472119915
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Kevin J. McMahon is the John r. reitemeyer Professor of Political Science at
Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. His research mainly focuses on the
examination of the presidency and the political origins and consequences of
Supreme Court decisions. In 2014, the Supreme Court Historical Society award
his book, Nixon's Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political
Consequences (University of Chicago Press, 2011), its Erwin N. Griswold Book
Prize. Nixon's Court ...

American Politics Crisis And Challenge

Author: Louis S. Loeb
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President Nixon's first two appointments to the Court both confirmed and
departed from these expectations. ... Justice was therefore interpreted as a partial
fulfillment of one of Nixon's campaign themes of at least stemming the tide
against overly liberal decisions in this area. For his second appointment, to
replace Justice Abe Fortas, who resigned under pressure after disclosures which
east some doubt ... As a consequence, civil rights groups and the AFL-CIO
opposed his confirmation.

California Journal

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cares enough to be accurate about the matter, it is true that the California court
under Chief Justice Bird has continued to read ... There is constant talk of the "
Nixon" court, of Brown appointees, of liberal versus conservative judges. ... Anti -
incumbent sentiment — California is quite obviously in an anti-establishment
cycle of its political life. ... toward the bench to Governor Brown's attack on the
perquisites of judges, especially their pay, and his reluctance to create new


Author: Tim Weiner
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104010277
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Zwielichtige Machenschaften wie Drogenhandel und Geldwäsche, Mordkomplotte, illegale Interventionen und Folter: Seit ihrer Gründung vor sechzig Jahren steht die CIA für viele dubiose Vorgänge beginnend mit dem Kalten Krieg bis zum ...

Editorials On File

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Lucas raised eyebrows during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary
Committee by saying he sees "no significant change" in civil-rights law as a result
of five recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Clearly ... Deep down, Lucas knows
that which is why he has pledged to serve as the administration's point man in
monitoring the effects of those rulings. ... Lucas has far less experience as a
practicing lawyer than any person who has headed the civil rights division in its
31-year history.

Hoffnung Wagen

Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641224241
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Uns allen machte er Hoffnung auf eine Renaissance des »besseren Amerika«. Nicht wenige wünschen sich Barack Obama heute sehnsüchtig zurück ins Weiße Haus.

American Original

Author: Joan Biskupic
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 9781429990011
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This new book shows us the man in power: his world, his journey, and the far-reaching consequences of the transformed legal landscape.