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Public Reaction to Supreme Court Decisions

by Valerie J. Hoekstra

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Courts & procedure,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Judgments,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States.,
  • USA,
  • Public opinion,
  • Courts - Supreme Court,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Supreme Court,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764954M
    ISBN 100521820588
    ISBN 109780521820585

      We regard this survey as an opportunity to offer not just opinion from the public but also a variety of explanations to the public about how the judiciary, or the Supreme Court in particular, comes to decisions. Since its establishment almost eight years ago, the Marquette Law School Poll has developed a substantial national reputation. This.   A day of reaction at the US Supreme Court 5 June The United States Supreme Court issued two reactionary decisions yesterday, dealing blows against abortion access, the .

    The Nancy Cruzan Case. The Cruzan case was the first so-called “right to die” case to be reviewed by the United States Supreme Court. Growth House, Inc. Growth House, Inc., offers free access to high-quality education materials about end- of-life care, palliative medicine, and hospice care, including podcasts and the full text of. In other words, on average, there is negative reaction in public opinion against important decisions of the Supreme Court. However, these negative responses are relatively short lived. Over the long run, backlash against the Court’s decisions tends to be replaced by significant movement toward positions taken by the Supreme Court.

    Next to Dred Scott, one of the most notorious decisions in Supreme Court history—though there is a revisionist movement afoot these days to rehabilitate its reputation—is Lochner v. New York (), which held, on the basis of a putative “liberty of contract” divined somewhere in the due process clause, that the working hours of bakers.   The discussion included the Supreme Court acting as a gate to social change and the concept of judicial restraint. The three cases the panelists .


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In his dissent, Justice John Paul Stevens clearly thinks so. He writes The endorsement of that position by the majority of this Court can only lend credence to the most cynical appraisal of the work of judges throughout the land.

In The Supreme Court and Local Public Opinion, Valerie Hoekstra examines public reaction to Supreme Court decisions. Using data from survey research, she finds extensive media coverage, high levels of knowledge about the cases, and that people changed how Format: Hardcover.

"In Public Reaction to Supreme Court Decisions, Valerie Hoekstra looks at reactions to Supreme Court decisions in the local communities where the controversies began. She finds considerable media coverage of these cases and a highly informed local populace.

Valerie Hoekstra examines public reaction to Supreme Court decisions in this study. Using data from survey research, she analyzes extensive media coverage, and sensitive knowledge about the cases, to reveal how people's opinions of the Supreme Court were affected by its decisions.

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In The Supreme Court and Local Public Opinion, Valerie Hoekstra examines public reaction to Supreme Court decisions.

Using data from survey research, she finds extensive media coverage, high levels of knowledge about the cases, and that people changed how. The Public Debate Over Controversial Supreme Court Decisions explores public reaction to over forty of the most well known and contentious cases ruled upon by the Court.

The renowned cases covered begin with those from early in U.S. history, such as McCulloch v. It provides plenty of personal background about the justices who sat on the Supreme Court when President Roosevelt tried to change the size of it, in what came to be known as the court-packing plan.

One of the reasons why I chose this book is that it evokes the same questions as with what is happening right now in American politics. INFLUENCES ON THE COURT. Many of the same players who influence whether the Court will grant cert. in a case, discussed earlier in this chapter, also play a role in its decision-making, including law clerks, the solicitor general, interest groups, and the mass additional legal, personal, ideological, and political influences weigh on the Supreme Court and its decision-making process.

She is the author of a Cambridge University Press book, "Public Reaction to Supreme Court Decisions" () and has authored or co-authored articles in American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and American Politics Research.

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The Schoolhouse Gate, by University of Chicago law professor Justin Driver, is the first book to provide close descriptions of the Supreme Court’s major cases involving public education across the issues of race, religion, speech, funding, gender, and student discipline.

Each chapter addresses one or more of those areas, bringing to life the. My new book "The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain" is now out. It is the first book about one of the Supreme Court's most controversial decisions written.

Kelo v. City of New London, U.S. (), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States involving the use of eminent domain to transfer land from one private owner to another private owner to further economic development. In a 5–4 decision, the Court held that the general benefits a community enjoyed from economic growth qualified private redevelopment plans as a.

Most Supreme Court cases generate little or no reaction from the general public. Kelo’s upholding of the taking of private property for transfer to other private owners for “economic. The public debate over controversial Supreme Court decisions.

by Melvin I. Urofsky. CQ Press pages $ Hardcover KF The 40 entries of this book examine public reaction to controversial US Supreme Court cases from 's McCulloch v.

This book examines the nature of Supreme Court power by identifying conditions under which the Court is successful at altering the behavior of state and private actors.

Employing a series of longitudinal studies that use quantitative measures of behavior outcomes across a wide range of issue areas, it develops and supports a new theory of. “But when the public’s perspective is more liberal, we consistently see more liberal Supreme Court decisions, and the reverse is true when the public mood is more conservative.

It’s hard to. On Monday, the Supreme Court cleared the way for sports betting. More from USA TODAY: The justices ruled that a year-old federal law.

These entities must embrace the change that Court decisions command. If public reaction to Supreme Court decisions is decidedly negative, the Court would have suffered an important repudiation. This can translate into a loss of public esteem and decreased legitimacy.

The Supreme Court stepped into those controversies when it ruled, in Cantwell ticut () and Everson v. Board of Education of Ewing Township (), that the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause applied to the two clauses say, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise .“The Grasping Hand is likely to be the definitive analysis of the Supreme Court’s controversial decision in the Kelo case.

But Somin attends to much more than that. He sets out the political and doctrinal history that led up to Kelo and critiques the legislative and judicial developments provoked by the reaction to it.

Somin has long been a.