The Supreme Court and the Development of Law: Through the Prism of Prisoners’ Rights

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Download The Supreme Court and the Development of Law: Through the Prism of Prisoners’ Rights written by Christopher E. Smith in PDF format. This book is under the category Law and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1137567627; 1137567635/9781137567628/ 9781137567635. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

Christopher E. Smith

publisher

Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition

file-type

PDF

pages

Pages

language

English

asin

B01L17B89C

isbn10

1137567627; 1137567635

isbn13

9781137567628/ 9781137567635


Book Description

The Supreme Court and the Development of Law (PDF) illuminates the resolution-making processes of the US Supreme court docket via an examination of quite a few prisoners’ rights instances. In 1964; the Supreme Court rejected to listen to prisoners’ rights about spiritual freedom. In 2014; the Supreme Court heard a case that headed to the justices’ unanimous help of a Muslim inmate’s spiritual proper to develop a beard in spite of objections from jail officers. In the fifty-yr time between these two occasions; the Supreme Court developed the legislation relating to rights for imprisoned offenders. As demonstrated on this ebook; the elements that mildew Supreme Court resolution-making is effectively-illustrated by prisoners’ rights instances.

This sphere of legislation illuminates competing approaches to constitutional interpretation; behind-the-scenes communications amongst the justices; and the administration of authorized precedents. Outside actors additionally have an effect on the Supreme Court and its choices when the president hires new justices and Congress goals the judiciary with legislative enactments. Because of the provocative nature of prisoners’ rights points; these instances serve to light up the full vary of influences over Supreme Court resolution making.

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Additional information

book-author

Christopher E. Smith

publisher

Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition

file-type

PDF

pages

Pages

language

English

asin

B01L17B89C

isbn10

1137567627; 1137567635

isbn13

9781137567628/ 9781137567635

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-xiv
Shaping Constitutional Law: The Example of Prisoners’ Rights….Pages 1-13
Pioneering Litigation: Black Muslims as an Assertive Political Minority….Pages 15-36
The Expansion and Contraction of Rights: Through the Eyes of Justice Marshall….Pages 37-59
A Protective Constitutional Vision: Justice Stevens and the Principles of Liberty….Pages 61-83
A Rejectionist Constitutional Vision: Justice Thomas and Originalist Arguments….Pages 85-107
The Pragmatic Middle and Its Consequences: The Influence of Justice O’Connor….Pages 109-128
Strategic Interaction: Persuasion and Accommodation in Opinion Writing….Pages 129-152
Redefinition of Precedent: The Influence of Justice Scalia….Pages 153-173
Reaction and Retrenchment….Pages 175-195
Back Matter….Pages 197-227

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