The American Supreme Court
Celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, Robert McCloskey’s classic work on the Supreme Court’s role in constructing the U.S. Constitution has introduced generations of students to the workings of our nation’s highest court. For this new fifth edition, Sanford Levinson extends McCloskey’s magisterial treatment to address the Court’s most recent decisions.
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Robert McCloskey notes the aim of this brief work (Page ix): "This book deals with the work of the Supreme Court of the United States as a constitutional tribunal, exercising the power of judicial review."
The book explores the origins of judicial review and the historical developmen...more