xvii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Supreme Court's power in American politics.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-475) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Setting the stage : the Supreme Court considers foundational sources of American environmental law An open-minded attitude : the court's initial response to the new set of environmental statutes Losing steam : the court acts in the shadow of the energy crisis The Rehnquist court : from indifference to antagonism Will the climate change? : a sharply divided court considers greenhouse gases, oil spills, and rising seas.
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