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Author Hoekstra, Valerie J., 1968-

Title Public reaction to Supreme Court decisions / Valerie J. Hoekstra
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 177 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 The High-Wire Act; 2 From the Marble Temple to Main Street; 3 Media Attention and Public Awareness; 4 Changing Hearts and Minds?; 5 Public Support for the Supreme Court; 6 Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; References; Index
Summary In The Supreme Court and Local Public Opinion, Valerie Hoekstra examines public reaction to Supreme Court decisions. Using data from survey research, she finds extensive media coverage, high levels of knowledge about the cases, and that people changed how they felt about the Supreme Court in response to its decisions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-170) and index
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Subject United States. Supreme Court -- Public opinion.
Constitutional law -- United States -- Public opinion.
Judgments -- United States -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
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