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The oath: the Obama White House and the Supreme Court
Book 2747/Completed: 1/29/2013

Author:Toobin, Jeffrey. Court / Jeffrey Toobin.
Edition:1st ed.
Published:New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Description:viii, 325 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:KF8742.T66 2012
Dewey No.:347.73/26090512 23
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-312) and index.
The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of Appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The tea party and the justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli
-- The "effective" argument -- Epilogue:the Roberts court.
Subjects:United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Constitutional history -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Obama, Barack.
Roberts, John G., 1955-
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