Supreme Court in the American Legal System

ISBN-10: 0521785081

ISBN-13: 9780521785082

Edition: 2005

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Description: This book comprehensively examines the United States legal system, providing an overview of some of the key issues in the American judicial process.

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Book details

List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Sara C. Benesh is Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. She previously taught in the Department of Political Science at the University of New Orleans. She was awarded a grant for research from the National Science Foundation. She is the author of The U.S. Courts of Appeals and the Law of Confessions: Perspectives on the Hierarchy of Justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2002).

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction
Judicial Policy Making
Policy Making
The Mythology of Judging
Summary and Conclusions
Approaches to Judicial Decision Making
Models
The Legal Approach
Extralegal or Policy-Based Approaches
Summary and Conclusions
The Supreme Court in American Legal History
Before the Constitution
The New Constitution
The Marshall Court
The Civil War Era
Economic Regulation
Changes in the State Courts
The New Deal
Supreme Court Supervision of State Courts
First Amendment Freedoms
Criminal Procedure
Equal Protection
The Right to Privacy
The Supreme Court and the Distribution of Power
Summary and Conclusions
Judicial Process
Civil Procedure
The Adversary System
Jurisdiction
Pleadings
Discovery
Trial Procedure
Multiparty and Multiclaim Litigation
Summary and Conclusions
Evidence
The Genesis of Evidence Law
Relevance
Hearsay
Circumstantial Evidence
Constitutional Provisions Impacting the Production of Evidence
Privileges
Expert Testimony
Eyewitness Testimony
Summary and Conclusions
Criminal Procedure
Crime
Prearrest Investigations
From Arrest to Trial
Trial
Appeals
Conclusions
Lower Courts in the American Legal System
State Courts
The State Courts
The Selection of State Court Judges
Accessing State Courts
Caseload
State Court Decision Making
Summary and Conclusions
The U.S. District Courts
Origins
Growth
Appointment Process
Jurisdiction
Caseload
Procedures
Decision Making
Conclusion
The U.S. Courts of Appeals
The U.S. Courts of Appeals
Origins
Growth
Appointment Process
Jurisdiction
Caseload
Procedures
Decision Making
Conclusion
The Supreme Court
Staffing the Court
Presidential Selection
Senate Confirmation
Summary and Conclusions
Getting into Court
Case Selection
The Supreme Court's Caseload
Which Cases for Decision?
Future Changes?
Summary and Conclusions
Supreme Court Decision Making
Process
The (Final) Vote on the Merits: Legal Approaches
The Decision on the Merits: Extralegal Approaches
Conclusions
Opinions and Assignments
Voting and Opinion Options
Opinion Assignment
Opinion Assignments and Opinion Coalitions
The Politics of Coalition Formation
Who Influences Whom?
Summary and Conclusions
Impact
The Impact of Judicial Decisions
The Impact of Courts in America
A Framework for Understanding Impact
Compliance
Impact
The Courts and Public Opinion
Summary and Conclusions
Case Index
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