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A First Amendment profile of the Supreme Court / edited by Craig R. Smith
Alternate Title 1st Amendment profile of the Supreme Court
[Rome] : John Cabot University Press ; [Newark, Del.] : Distributed by University of Delaware Press ; Lanham, Md. : in partnership with Rowman & Littlefield, c2011
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Subject United States. Supreme Court
Subject(s) Judicial process -- United States
Subject United States. Constitution. 1st Amendment
Physical Description ix, 184 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The nomination process / Craig R. Smith -- Chief Justice Roberts / Tim West -- Associate Justice Stevens / R. Brandon Anderson -- Associate Justice Scalia / Jennifer J. Asenas -- Associate Justice Kennedy / Kevin A. Johnson -- Associate Justice Souter / Megan Loden -- Associate Justice Breyer / Amy L. Heyse -- Associate Justice Ginsburg / Katie L. Gibson -- Associate Justice Thomas / Kevin A. Johnson -- Associate Justice Alito / Tim West
Summary "A First Amendment Profile of the Supreme Courti focuses on the nine justices of the United States Supreme Court and determines their frames for assessing First Amendment cases. In each of the chapters, a justice will be profiled in terms of his or her claims during the nomination hearings and the positions they have taken in significant Supreme Court decisions. The object of these chapters is to provide a rhetorical frame that each of these justices would find appealing regarding First Amendment case law"--Provided by publisher
"This book builds on Cicero's foundation by examining the Supreme Court of the United States in terms of how each justice determines his or her position in First Amendment cases. In addition, the profiles drawn in this study can help future Ciceros win their cases before the sitting Court"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Smith, Craig R

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