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Title The U.S. Supreme Court [electronic resource] / Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Publication Info. Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 233 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222) and index.
Contents The U.S. Supreme Court can be a check on the executive branch / David von Drehle -- The U.S. Supreme Court is not an effective check on the executive branch / Lisa L. Miller -- The U.S. Supreme Court should decide the rights of enemy combatants / David D. Cole -- The fate of enemy combatants is not a matter for judicial review / Mark R. Levin -- Some conservative justices have violated the rule of law for political reasons / Center for American Progress -- Liberals exercise too much control over the U.S. judiciary / Mark W. Smith -- The U.S. judiciary should be independent and impartial / Frederic F. Fleishauer -- The U.S. Supreme Court should uphold sodomy laws / Robert Peters -- The U.S. Supreme Court should reverse sodomy laws / Randy E. Barnett -- The U.S. Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade / James F. Pontuso -- The U.S. Supreme Court should not overturn Roe v. Wade / Cass Sunstein -- The U.S. Supreme Court should limit the role of religion in public life / Frederick S. Lane -- The U.S. Supreme Court should not limit the role of religion in public life / Robert Bork -- Political ideology is relevant in U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings / Center for American Progress contributor -- Political ideology is not relevant for judicial nominees / Orrin Hatch -- Religious views are a relevant consideration for U.S. Supreme Court nominees / Annie Laurie Gaylor -- There should not be a religious litmus test for U.S. Supreme Court nominees / Stephen B. Presser and Charles E. Rice -- There should be term limits for U.S. Supreme Court justices / Doug Bandow -- There are advantages and disadvantages to term limits for U.S. Supreme Court justices / Richard A. Posner -- The U.S. Supreme Court should refer to foreign court decisions / Austen L. Parrish -- The U.S. Supreme Court should not refer to foreign court decisions / Phyllis Schlafly -- Judicial activism is necessary in certain circumstances / Clint Bolick -- U.S. Supreme Court justices should not practice judicial activism / Robert P. George.
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Summary Collects essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Subject United States. Supreme Court.
United States. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
Judicial process -- United States.
Church and state -- United States.
Constitutional law -- United States -- Philosophy.
Added Author Haerens, Margaret.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Added Title United States Supreme Court
ISBN 9780737745443 (hbk.)
0737745444 (hbk.)
9780737745450 (pbk.)
0737745452 (pbk.)
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