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Author Epstein, Lee, 1958- author.

Title The Supreme Court and legal change : abortion and the death penalty / Lee Epstein, Joseph F. Kobylka
Published Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [1992]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 417 pages)
Series Thornton H. Brooks series in American law and society
Thornton H. Brooks series in American law and society.
Contents The agents of legal change -- Capital punishment I: the road to Furman -- Capital punishment II: from Furman to McCleskey -- Abortion I: the road to Roe -- Abortion II: from Roe to Webster -- The life of the law: understanding the dynamics of legal change
Summary Annotation Traces the fortunes of abortion and the death penalty through the Supreme Court, establishing the premise that attorneys and the arguments they present have a great influence on decisions; the political orientation of the justices and the general political climate play lesser roles in determining outcomes than does legal reasoning before the Court. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Analysis Abortion Law
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-408) and index
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Print version record; online resource viewed September 15, 2016
Subject United States. Supreme Court -- Decision making
United States. Supreme Court.
United States. Supreme Court
USA Supreme Court
États-Unis. Supreme Court.
Etats-Unis. Supreme Court.
University of San Agustín -- Oberster Gerichtshof.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States
Capital punishment -- United States
Political questions and judicial power -- United States
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
LAW -- Legal Services.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Capital punishment -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
Decision making
Abortion -- Law and legislation
Capital punishment
Political questions and judicial power
Politique et pouvoir judiciaire -- États-Unis.
Peine de mort -- États-Unis.
Avortement -- Droit -- États-Unis -- Législation.
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Kobylka, Joseph Fiske, author.
ISBN 0585031061
Other Titles Abortion and the death penalty