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Supreme Court

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ISBN-10: 1544327382

ISBN-13: 9781544327389

Edition: 13th 2019

Authors: Lawrence A. Baum

List price: $60.00
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Connecting recent events to their effects on the courts, policy, and society, the Thirteenth Edition of The Supreme Courtprovides a brief yet comprehensive introduction to the U.S. Supreme Court. In successive chapters, the book examines major aspects of the Court, including the selection, backgrounds, and departures of justices;  the creation of the Court′s agenda;  the decision-making process and the factors that shape the Court′s decisions;  the substance of the Court′s policies;  and the Court′s impact on government and American society.  Delving deeply into personalities and procedures, author Lawrence Baum provides a balanced explanation of the Court's actions and the behavior of…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 10/19/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Lawrence Baum is professor of political science at the Ohio State University and holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin. A widely recognized authority on the court system, Baum is the author of "Judges and Their Audiences: A Perspective on Judicial Behavior" (2006), "American Courts: Process and Policy, " 5th Edition (2001) and "The Puzzle of Judicial Behavior" (1997), as well as numerous articles on topics such as the implementation of court decisions, change in Supreme Court policies, and interaction between the Supreme Court and Congress. He has received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching and the University Distinguished Scholar Award.