LOCATION4th Floor
Call No. KF8742 .H375 2013
Author Harvey, Anna L. (Anna Lil), 1966- author.
Title A mere machine : the Supreme Court, Congress, and American democracy / Anna Harvey.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 4th Floor  KF8742 .H375 2013    3500501351173Y  
 Preface: "A Mere Machine"ix
1.The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy1
2.The Supreme Court, the Elected Branches, and the Constitution35
3.Estimating the Effect of Elected Branch Preferences on Supreme Court Judgments77
4.The Puzzle of the Two Rehnquist Courts107
5.Explaining the Puzzle of the Two Rehnquist Courts141
6.Elected Branch Preferences, Public Opinion, or Socioeconomic Trends?191
7.Restoring the Court's Missing Docket223
8.Misreading the Roberts Court249
9.What's So Great About Independent Courts, Anyway?264
 Notes297
 Index351
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Copyright ©2013
Description xvii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-349) and index.
Contents The Supreme Court, Congress, and American democracy -- The Supreme Court, the elected branches, and the Constitution -- Estimating the effect of elected branch preferences on Supreme Court judgments -- The puzzle of the two Rehnquist courts -- Explaining the puzzle of the two Rehnquist courts -- Elected branch preferences, public opinion, or socioeconomic trends? -- Restoring the Court's missing docket -- Misreading the Roberts court -- What's so great about independent courts, anyway?
Subject United States. Supreme Court.
Judicial power -- United States.
Judicial independence -- United States.
Separation of powers -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States.
ISBN 9780300171112 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0300171110 (alk. paper)
OCLC No. or Control No. 836261684