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4. The chief justice

4. The chief justice  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
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9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0004
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The chief justice is not mentioned in the judicial article of the Constitution (Article III), but “The chief justice” demonstrates how the role has grown in importance over time. It is a ... More
6. The Court and the other branches

6. The Court and the other branches  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0006
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Is the phrase separation of powers misleading? “The Court and the other branches” looks at the Court in relation to the president and Congress. A more accurate description of the ... More
7. The Court and the public

7. The Court and the public  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0007
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“The court and the public” argues that a judge’s awareness of public opinion is not only inevitable, but also necessary. Can the Court also influence the public? The long tenures of the ... More
8. The Court and the world

8. The Court and the world  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0008
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9780190079819
When the Framers set the Supreme Court in motion, they had no template for what they were about to create. “The court and the world” demonstrates that other countries were able to use the ... More
2. The Court at work (1)

2. The Court at work (1)  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0002
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9780190079819
A very small percentage of cases reach the Supreme Court. “The Court at Work” explains that even if a case meets all the criteria, the justices are still at liberty to refuse it. The Court ... More
5. The Court at work (2)

5. The Court at work (2)  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0005
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9780190079819
“The court at work (2)” looks at the significance of the marble building the justices moved into in 1935. This permanent home had both practical and symbolic weight, communicating the ... More
3. The justices

3. The justices  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0003
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9780190079819
There are no formal requirements for becoming a Supreme Court justice. “The justices” explains that the role of justice is open to anyone who can be nominated by the president and confirmed ... More
1. Origins

1. Origins  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
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10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0001
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9780190079819
How does the Supreme Court in the early twenty-first century differ with regard to the intentions of the Framers in 1787? “Origins” looks at the Court’s development from a diffuse ... More

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