xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781107001435 hardback 1107001439 hardback
"This book offers a comprehensive theory of Supreme Court power, identifying conditions under which the Court is successful at altering the behavior of state and private actors. Matthew E.K. Hall depicts the Court as a powerful institution, capable of exerting significant influence over social change"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-244) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Neither force, nor will When courts command Judging the court Popular vertical issues Unpopular vertical issues Popular lateral issues Unpopular lateral issues Neither the sword nor the purse, but the keys.
KF8742 .H35 2011
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.