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The Immigration Battle In American Courts

Author : Anna O. Law
ISBN : 9781139489164
Genre : Political Science
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This book assesses the role of the federal judiciary in immigration and the institutional evolution of the Supreme Court and the US Courts of Appeals. Neither court has played a static role across time. By the turn of the century, a division of labor had developed between the two courts whereby the Courts of Appeals retained their original function as error-correction courts, while the Supreme Court was reserved for the most important policy and political questions. Law explores the consequences of this division for immigrant litigants, who are more likely to prevail in the Courts of Appeals because of advantageous institutional incentives that increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome. As this book proves, it is inaccurate to speak of an undifferentiated institution called 'the federal courts' or 'the courts', for such characterizations elide important differences in mission and function of the two highest courts in the federal judicial hierarchy.

Judicial Politics In The United States

Author : Mark C. Miller
ISBN : 9780813346809
Genre : Political Science
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Judicial Politics in the United States examines the role of courts as policymaking institution, and their interactions with the other branches of government and other political actors in the American political system, helping students understand how and why courts are such important legal and political institutions in the United States. Not only does this book cover the nuts and bolts of our judicial system, from the functions, structures and processes of courts to the details of the legal profession, it goes well beyond other judicial process books by examining how the courts interact with executives, legislatures, and state and federal bureaucracies. It also includes a chapter devoted to how the courts interact with interest groups, the media, and general public opinion, and a chapter examining how U.S. courts and the judges who serve on those courts interact with other judiciaries around the world, exposing students to issues beyond our borders. Judicial Politics in the United States balances coverage on the courts and judicial processes with discussions of broader issues of the courts' interactions with our larger political universe and with courts abroad, making it the quintessential text for all students of judicial processes and politics.

The American Supreme Court Sixth Edition

Author : Robert G. McCloskey
ISBN : 9780226296920
Genre : History
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For more than fifty years, Robert G. McCloskey’s classic work on the Supreme Court’s role in constructing the US Constitution has introduced generations of students to the workings of our nation’s highest court. As in prior editions, McCloskey’s original text remains unchanged. In his historical interpretation, he argues that the strength of the Court has always been its sensitivity to the changing political scene, as well as its reluctance to stray too far from the main currents of public sentiment. In this new edition, Sanford Levinson extends McCloskey’s magisterial treatment to address developments since the 2010 election, including the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding the Defense of Marriage Act, the Affordable Care Act, and gay marriage. The best and most concise account of the Supreme Court and its place in American politics, McCloskey's wonderfully readable book is an essential guide to the past, present, and future prospects of this institution.

Debates On U S Immigration

Author : Judith Gans
ISBN : 9781412996013
Genre : Political Science
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This volume uses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing readers with views on multiple sides of the complex issue of US immigration.

The Arc Of Due Process In American Constitutional Law

Author : E. Thomas Sullivan
ISBN : 9780199990801
Genre : Law
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In The Arc of Due Process in American Constitutional Law, Sullivan and Massaro identify the historical underpinnings of due process while describing the evolution of the American due process doctrine.

They Fought The Law

Author : Stan Soocher
ISBN : STANFORD:36105023126993
Genre : Music
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This work traces the difficulties all rockers have faced dealing with bad contracts, personnel problems, litiginous fans, and crooked accountants and managers. It includes such names as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Aerosmith and Billy Joel.

John Ono Lennon

Author : Ray Coleman
ISBN : 0283990821
Genre : Music
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Kim Dae Jung And The Quest For The Nobel

Author : K. Kim
ISBN : 9781137353092
Genre : Political Science
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Kim Kisam, a former South Korean intelligence officer, has collaborated with Donald Kirk, journalist and author, in a study of the campaign waged by Kim Dae-jung, the former South Korean president, to win the Nobel Peace Prize. This book, relying heavily on files that Kim obtained from Korean intelligence files before seeking asylum in the US, reveals an array of resources dedicated to the quest that culminated in Kim Dae-jung's winning the prize in 2000. The book details the strategy and tactics used to win over highly placed Norwegians and Swedes as well as foreign journalists with emphasis on the misallocation of resources. Most importantly, the book shows the relentless pursuit of the prize as the motive for bringing about the inter-Korean summit of June 2000 at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars paid to North Korea's Kim Jong-il – funds used to finance missile and nuclear programs that threaten the region and the world.

Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report

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ISBN : PSU:000047741119
Genre : United States
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Workforce Management

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ISBN : IND:30000117317887
Genre : Personnel management
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