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Congress and the Supreme Court in a partisan era

Abstract:

There are significant lessons to be learned about relations between the Court and Congress from this analysis of the past dozen years.

Firstly, while the appointment and confirmation process ensures some general congruence of thinking between Justices, presidents and members of Congress, the weakness of ex post controls guarantees that substantial differences appear regularly and enduringly.

Secondly, the Court highlights the serious fissures that run through American conserv...

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Boston College
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
Series:
Courts and the making of public policy
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http://www.fljs.org/content/courts-and-making-public-policy-publications-0
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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English
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2014-02-27

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