Scotus 2018: Major Decisions and Developments of the Us Supreme Court (Paperback)

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By David Klein (Editor), Morgan Marietta (Editor)
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Each year, the Supreme Court of the United States announces new rulings with deep consequences for our lives. This inaugural volume in Palgrave's new SCOTUS series describes, explains, and contextualizes the landmark cases of the US Supreme Court in the term ending in 2018, covering issues such as gay rights, religious liberty, public sector unions, coerced speech, digital privacy, voting rights, and the Trump travel ban. Bringing together notable scholars of the Court in one volume, the chapters in Scotus 2018 present the details of each ruling in its specific case, its meaning for constitutional debate, and its impact on public policy or partisan politics. Finally, SCOTUS 2018 offers a big-picture look at Justice Neil Gorsuch's first full term in office, the legal and political legacy of former Justice Anthony Kennedy, and the controversial nomination and confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783030112547
ISBN-10: 3030112543
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: March 27th, 2019
Pages: 146
Language: English