The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court EPUB

The Supreme Court
This new edition of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court. His engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Courts history, from Chief Justice Marshall’s dominance of the Court during the early nineteenth century through the landmark decisions of the Warren Court. Citing cases such

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts EPUB

Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts
In this groundbreaking book, Scalia and Garner systematically explain all the most important principles of constitutional, statutory, and contractual interpretation in an engaging and informative style with hundreds of illustrations from actual cases. Is a burrito a sandwich? Is a corporation entitled to personal privacy? If you trade a gun for drugs, are you using a gun i

Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court EPUB

Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court
Drawing on unprecedented access to the Supreme Court justices and their inner circles, acclaimed ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg offers an explosive, newsbreaking account of one of the most momentous political watersheds in recent American history. Over the past decade, the central front of Americas bitter culture wars has been the titanic battle over

Principles of International Law (Concise Hornbooks) EPUB

Principles of International Law (Concise Hornbooks)
This volume provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of public international law, with useful references throughout to classic and contemporary cases and scholarship. It is designed as a stand-alone text or as a complement to any of the major casebooks on the topic. The first section of the book addresses the fundamental history and structure of international law; th

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law EPUB

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law
In exploring the neglected art of statutory interpretation, Antonin Scalia urges that judges resist the temptation to use legislative intention and legislative history. In his view, it is incompatible with democratic government to allow the meaning of a statute to be determined by what the judges think the lawgivers meant rather than by what the legislature actually promul

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law: Federal Courts and the Law (The University Center for Human Values Series) EPUB

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law: Federal Courts and the Law (The University Center for Human Values Series)
We are all familiar with the image of the immensely clever judge who discerns the best rule of common law for the case at hand. According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a judge like this can maneuver through earlier cases to achieve the desired aim--distinguishing one prior case on his left, straight-arming another one on his right, high-stepping away from

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