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The Resource Packing the court : the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court, James MacGregor Burns

Packing the court : the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court, James MacGregor Burns

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Packing the court : the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court
Title
Packing the court
Title remainder
the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court
Statement of responsibility
James MacGregor Burns
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From renowned political theorist and Pulitzer Prize winner James MacGregor Burns, an illuminating critique of how an unstable, unaccountable, and frequently partisan Supreme Court has come to wield more power than the founding fathers ever intended
Cataloging source
DLC
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Burns, James MacGregor
Dewey number
347.73/26
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8742
LC item number
.B79 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Judges
Label
Packing the court : the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court, James MacGregor Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [270]-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first courtpackers -- John Marshall's Constitution -- The Dred decision -- War powers: Lincoln vs. Taney -- Deconstruction: Republican reversal -- A court for the gilded age -- The triumphant Mr. Taft -- FDR's boldest gamble -- "Wild horses" : the Roosevelt court -- Leadership: the Warren court -- Republicans as activists -- Hard right: the Cheney-Bush court -- Ending judicial supremacy -- The justices of the Supreme Court
Control code
276819723
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781594202193
Lccn
2009003987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)276819723
Label
Packing the court : the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court, James MacGregor Burns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [270]-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first courtpackers -- John Marshall's Constitution -- The Dred decision -- War powers: Lincoln vs. Taney -- Deconstruction: Republican reversal -- A court for the gilded age -- The triumphant Mr. Taft -- FDR's boldest gamble -- "Wild horses" : the Roosevelt court -- Leadership: the Warren court -- Republicans as activists -- Hard right: the Cheney-Bush court -- Ending judicial supremacy -- The justices of the Supreme Court
Control code
276819723
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781594202193
Lccn
2009003987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)276819723

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