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Pursuit of Justices Presidential Politics and the Selection of Supreme Court Nominees

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ISBN-10: 0226945464

ISBN-13: 9780226945460

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Alistair Yalof

List price: $26.00
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Yalof takes the reader behind the scenes of what happens before the Senate hearings to show how presidents decide who will sit on the highest court in the land. Yalof draws on papers of seven modern presidents and firsthand interviews with key figures.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880

Preface and Acknowledgments
Truman Rewards Loyalty and Friendship
Eisenhower Takes on "Cronyism"
Kennedy and Johnson Restore the Politics of Patronage
Nixon and Ford The "Southern Strategy" and Political Reality
Reagan's Pursuit of Conservative Ideologues
A Closer Look Patterns and Problems in Nominee Selection
Epilogue: The Selection Practices of Bush and Clinton Some Initial Observations