The Supreme Court by William H. Rehnquist - PDF and EPUB eBook
This new edition of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme...
Looking for the supreme court pdf to download for free? Use our file search system, download the e-book for computer, smartphone or online reading.Search & Download
Details of The Supreme Court
- Exact title of the book
- The Supreme Court
- Book author
- William H. Rehnquist
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 302 pages
- February 5th 2002 by Vintage
- File size (in PDF)
- 1208 kB
Some brief overview of book
This new edition of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s classic book offers a lively and accessible history of the Supreme Court. His engaging writing illuminates both the high and low points in the Court's history, from Chief Justice Marshall’s dominance of the Court during the early nineteenth century through the landmark decisions of the Warren Court.
Citing cases such as the Dred Scott decision and Roosevelt's Court-packing plan, Rehnquist makes clear that the Court does not operate in a vacuum, that the justices are unavoidably influenced by their surroundings, and that their decisions have real and lasting impacts on our society. The public often hears little about the Supreme Court until decisions are handed down. Here, Rehnquist reveals its inner workings-the process by which cases are chosen, the nature of the conferences where decisions are made, and the type of debates that take place.
With grace and wit, this incisive history gives a dynamic and informative account of the most powerful court in the nation and how it has shaped the direction America has taken.