Nixon S Court

Author: Kevin J. McMahon
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226561216
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Kevin J. McMahon reveals a Nixon whose public rhetoric was more conservative than his administration’s actions and whose policy towards the Court was more subtle than previously recognized.

The U S Supreme Court And New Federalism

Author: Christopher P. Banks
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0742535045
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Nixon's Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political
Consequences (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011). 13. Quoted in
Christopher P. Banks, Judicial Politics in the D.C. Circuit Court (Baltimore: John
Hopkins University Press, 1999), 26. See also McMahon, Nixon's Court, 118;
Jonathan Simon, Governing through Crime: How the War on Crime Transformed
American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear (New York: Oxford
University Press, 2007), 35, 114; ...

American Review Of Politics

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Nixon's Court: His Challenge to Judicial Liberalism and Its Political
Consequences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.343 pp. (S29.00,
cloth). Since Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong's The Brethren (1979) gave us
a glimpse behind the veil cloaking the Supreme Court's inner workings, we've
had a fascination with the Warren Burger Court and Richard Nixon's role in
creating it. Their insightful journalistic account was followed by more scholarly
work, usually situated in a ...

California Journal

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Political labels — The media reinforce the public image of judges as politicians.
There is constant talk of the "Nixon" court, of Brown appointees, of liberal versus
conservative judges. Talking that way makes judges seem scarcely
distinguishable from Republicans and Democrats. It is rarely emphasized that an
individual judge's behavior is sometimes inconsistent with the political bias of the
person who appointed him, and that few judges steadily perform as their labels
suggest they ...

American Politics Crisis And Challenge

Author: Louis S. Loeb
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In Marshall's case, however, intervening positions as a court of appeals judge
and then as Solicitor General of the United States would be enough to satisfy the
demands of prior judicial experience. It would ... Burger's appointment as Chief
Justice was therefore interpreted as a partial fulfillment of one of Nixon's
campaign themes of at least stemming the tide against overly liberal decisions in
this area. ... As a consequence, civil rights groups and the AFL-CIO opposed his

Politics And The American Future

Author: John J. Harrigan
ISBN: 9780070267831
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Judicial activism during the 1960s was principally a "liberal" tool seeking to rectify
wrongs done to racial minorities, handicapped people, or other categories of
people who had immense difficulties making their voices heard through the ...
Although the number of conservative federal judges has grown substantially, it is
not likely that the courts will reverse twenty years of social legislation (any more
than the Burger Court became as conservative as President Nixon had hoped it ...

Die Abwicklung

Author: George Packer
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104006679
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 und SPIEGEL-BESTSELLER Niemand kann mit Sicherheit sagen, wann die Abwicklung begann – wann die Bürger Amerikas zum ersten Mal spürten, dass die Bande sich lösten.

The Political Communication Bulletin

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He stressed the legal competence of his nominees, distinguished between
judicial and political conservatism, noted that he could not control what a judge
did on the court, urged national respect for the court. However, he also cited the
need for strict interpretation of the constitution and for court decisions which
protected society against crime. Nixon's choices have important sectional,
political and strategic implications . Powell, a Democrat from Virginia and former
president of the ABA, ...