By Jr. Stuart Taylor,Neal Devins,Davison M. Douglas,David G. Savage,David Garrow,Dahlia Lithwick,Erwin Chemerinsky,Ramesh Ponnuru,Jeffrey Rosen,Carter Phillips,Tony Mauro
Some essays give some thought to the position of “swing” Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy inside of a courtroom that divides 5–4 greater than the other workforce of Justices within the nation’s historical past. Others research the political response to and felony context of the Court’s Lawrence v. Texas decision mentioning a Texas legislation criminalizing gay sodomy unconstitutional. individuals research the Court’s rulings on affirmative motion and re-examine its dedication to states’ rights. contemplating the Court’s practices, one recommend explores the use and application of amicus curiae, or “friend of the court docket” briefs, whereas one other displays on symptoms of an elevated openness via the courtroom to public scrutiny. advocates who argued situations prior to the Court—one on the topic of hate speech and the opposite to a “three moves and you’re out” legal statute—offer shiny money owed in their stories. meant for normal readers, A 12 months on the superb Court is for all those that are looking to comprehend the Rehnquist courtroom and its momentous 2002–03 term.
Davison M. Douglas
David J. Garrow
David G. Savage
Rodney A. Smolla
Stuart Taylor Jr.
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