The character of justice : rhetoric, law, and politics in the Supreme Court confirmation process / Trevor Parry-Giles.

Author
Parry-Giles, Trevor, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2006.
Description
x, 267 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Rhetoric and public affairs series [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-257) and index.
Contents
  • Character and the constitution : politics in the Supreme Court confirmation process
  • For the soul of the Supreme Court : the 1916 nomination of Louis D. Brandeis
  • From property rights to human rights : the Hughes and Parker nominations of 1930
  • The character of civil rights : the Thurgood Marshall nomination
  • Nixon's southern strategy and the Haynsworth and Carswell nominations
  • "Bork's America" : Supreme Court confirmations as political spectacle
  • The future of Supreme Court confirmations : beyond Bork
  • Epilogue : Of baseball analogies, crying spouses, and the erosion of advice and consent.
ISBN
0870137697 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006002234
OCLC
63164956
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