Constitutional Law for a Changing America - Institutional Powers and Constraints (10th Edition)
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Authors: Lee J. Epstein
Publisher: CQ Press
A host of political factors―both internal and external―influence the Court’s decisions and shape the development of constitutional law. Among the more significant forces at work are the ways lawyers and interest groups frame legal disputes, the ideological and behavioral propensities of the justices, the politics of judicial selection, public opinion, and the positions that elected officials take, to name just a few. Combining lessons of the legal model with the influences of the political process, Constitutional Law for a Changing America shows how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine.