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Constitutional Law for a Changing America Institutional Powers and Constraints

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ISBN-10: 1544317905

ISBN-13: 9781544317908

Edition: 10th

Authors: Lee J. Epstein, Thomas G. Walker

List price: $123.00
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Judicial decisions are influenced by myriad political factors, from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices. Authors Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine. Known for fastidious revising and streamlining, the authors incorporate the latest scholarship in the fields of both political science and legal studies and offer rock-solid analysis of both classic and contemporary landmark cases, including key opinions handed down through the 2017-2018 term. Filled with supporting material--photographs of the litigants, sidebars comparing…    
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Book details

List price: $123.00
Edition: 10th
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 2/20/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

Lee Epstein is Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professornbsp;at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also a fellow of the Americannbsp;Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Politicalnbsp;and Social Science. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Sciencenbsp;Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Epstein hasnbsp;authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books,nbsp;including The Choices Justices Make (co-authored with Jack Knight), whichnbsp;won the Pritchett Award for the Best Book on Law and Courts and thenbsp;Lasting Contribution Award for making a "lasting impression on the fieldnbsp;of law and courts."…    

Thomas G. Walker (PhD, University of Kentucky) is Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University where he has won several teaching awards for his courses on constitutional law and the judicial process. His book, A Court Divided , written with Deborah J. Barrow, won the prestigious V.O. Key Award for the best book on southern politics. He is the coauthor of The Supreme Court Compendium: Data, Decisions, and Developments, Fifth Edition with Lee Epstein, Jeffrey A. Segal, and Harold J. Spaeth; and Eligible for Execution .