Answering the call of the court : how justices and litigants set the Supreme Court agenda / Vanessa A. Baird.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
xii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Constitutionalism and democracy.
Formatted Contents Note
The Supreme Court in the U.S. legal system : appeals and case selection Explaining the Supreme Court's policy cycles Immigrants' rights, welfare, and federalism Cyclical patterns on the Supreme Court's agenda Corroborative analyses : the political and legal context of the Supreme Court The impact of moderate justices' preferences on the ideological placement of future cases.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -217) and index.