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5. The Court at work (2)

5. The Court at work (2)  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199754540
The current building where the justices of the Supreme Court operate was completed in 1935. Acquiring a home had symbolic and practical importance for the Court, signalling its role as the ... More
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction  

Linda Greenhouse

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199754540
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction tells the Court's story by drawing on its history and its written and unwritten rules to show how it really works. The Supreme ... 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

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199754540
American attitudes towards foreign law was initially ambivalent. The same can be said about foreign opinions towards American law. ‘The Court and the world’ looks at the extent the American ... More
5. The Supreme Court

5. The Supreme Court  

Richard M. Valelly

in American Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365692
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195373851.003.0005
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9780195373851
Why in a democracy do nine unelected men and women, serving for life on a high court, seem to function as a nation's final say? ‘The Supreme Court’ addresses this question and examines 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

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365821
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199754540.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199754540
What is the relationship between the Supreme Court and the public? Justices rely on public trust to put force behind their decisions. ‘The Court and the public’ considers the role of the ... More

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