American Constitutional Law, Volume I: Cases, Essays, and by Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn

By Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL legislations provides a complete examine the improvement of yank constitutional legislations from its early, seminal preferrred lawsuits (Marbury v. Madison) to the current. the great e-book is prepared often, starting with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties. AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL legislation, quantity I, covers Chapters 1-7 of the excellent textual content facing the powers of the govt: judicial evaluation, regulating trade, making treaties, and so forth.

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Robert F. Nagel, Advice, Consent, and Influence, 84 Northwestern University Law Review 858 (1990). Stephen Carter, The Confirmation Mess, 101 Harvard Law Review 1185 (1988); Nina Totenberg, The Confirmation Process and the Public: To Know or Not To Know, 101 Harvard Law Review 1213 (1988); see also Lawrence Tribe, God Save This Honorable Court: How the Choice of Supreme Court Justices Shapes Our History (New York: Random House, 1985). 6 7 ................. 17339$ $1C1 05-21-09 09:24:50 PS PAGE 14 Chapter 1 15 The Supreme Court dent Adams tried to reduce the number to five, President Lincoln expanded the number to ten, and Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘‘court-packing’’ plan, if it had succeeded, might have increased the number to fifteen.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Neubauer, David W. and Stephen S. Meinhold. 2005. Battle Supreme: The Confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts and the Future of the Supreme Court. New York: Wadsworth Publishing. Pacelle, Richard L. 2001.

W. Bush made two appointments in his one term, and President Clinton two appointments in two terms. President George W. Bush made two appointments to the Court. Bush nominated John Roberts as an associate justice to replace Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on 3 September 2005, President Bush withdrew the nomination and instead nominated Roberts for the Chief Justiceship. Roberts was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 78 to 22. On 3 October 2005, Bush nominated Harriet Miers for O’Connor’s seat.

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