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SCOTUS 2019

Major Decisions and Developments of the US Supreme Court

Editors: Klein, David, Marietta, Morgan (Eds.)

  • Offers a big-picture overview of the key cases of the Supreme Court's 2019 term
  • Explains each ruling in a manner accessible to students, scholars, and general readers without deep background in constitutional law
  • Considers the political ramifications of the major rulings for public policy, the constitutional debate, or partisan politics
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About this book

Each year, the Supreme Court of the United States announces new rulings with deep consequences for our lives. This second volume in Palgrave’s SCOTUS series explains and contextualizes the landmark cases of the US Supreme Court in the term ending 2019. With a close look at cases involving key issues and debates in American politics and society, SCOTUS 2019 tackles the Court's rulings on religions monuments, the census citizenship question, race in jury selection, double jeopardy, the rights of sex offenders, Fourth Amendment protection for blood alcohol tests, the death penalty, partisan gerrymandering, deference to federal agencies, excessive fines under the Eighth Amendment, and more. Written by notable scholars in political science and law, the chapters in SCOTUS 2019 present the details of each ruling, its meaning for constitutional debate, and its impact on public policy or partisan politics. Finally, SCOTUS 2019 offers an analysis of the controversial Justice Brett Kavanaugh's first term in office, as well as a big-picture look at the implications of the Court's decisions for the direction of this new Roberts Court.


About the authors

David Klein is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at Eastern Michigan University, USA. 

Morgan Marietta is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA.


Reviews

“This compact volume is invaluable to anyone looking to get up to speed on the Supreme Court’s most recent major rulings. The individual chapters, all written in lively, clear prose, provide a nuanced look at how the Roberts Court, with the conservative edge provided by Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, is navigating constitutional terrain in some surprising ways. Highly recommended for teachers, students, and anyone concerned about the critical role the third branch plays in structuring federalism, rights, federal power, and inter-branch relations.” (Julie Novkov, Professor of Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY)

SCOTUS 2019 makes a major contribution to the contemporary study of the Supreme Court. Klein and Marietta have assembled a diverse and top-notch group of scholars to provide fresh insights on the Court’s most significant decisions and the first term of Justice Kavanaugh. It is a must-read for those interested in the modern Supreme Court.” (Paul M. Collins, Jr., Professor and Director of Legal Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

 

 

 

 

 

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: January 17, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29956-9
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $24.99
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: December 20, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29955-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
SCOTUS 2019
Book Subtitle
Major Decisions and Developments of the US Supreme Court
Editors
  • David Klein
  • Morgan Marietta
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-29956-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-29956-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-29955-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 158
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