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The Resource The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

Label
The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Title
The oath
Title remainder
the Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Toobin
Title variation
Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an insider's account of the ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration, tracing several landmark cases and the strong views that will be shaping the Court of the near future
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toobin, Jeffrey
Dewey number
347.73/26090512
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obama, Barack
  • Roberts, John G
  • United States
  • Constitutional history
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • United States
Label
The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of Appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The Tea Party and the Justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli -- The "effective" argument -- The Roberts court
Control code
sky247227561
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 325 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385527200
Lccn
2012029205
Other control number
9780385527200
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of Appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The Tea Party and the Justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli -- The "effective" argument -- The Roberts court
Control code
sky247227561
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 325 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385527200
Lccn
2012029205
Other control number
9780385527200
Other physical details
col. ill.

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