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Law's allure : how law shapes, constrains, saves, and kills politics

Silverstein, Gordon Save to your list

Publication Details Cite/Export

  • Creator Gordon Silverstein
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0521721083, 9780521721080, 0521896479, 9780521896474
  • OCLC ocn244437124

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index.

Contents

  • Motives, incentives, patterns, and process -- Why now? from may and may not--to must -- Law is different : the power of precedent -- Poverty and abortion : the risks and rewards of a judicial strategy -- Environmental regulation : a constructive pattern -- Campaign finance : a de-constructive pattern -- The separation of powers : when the Court says yes--and no -- War powers and precedent : when the Court is reluctant to intervene -- Tobacco : how law saves--and kills politics -- The promise and peril of law's allure

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