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Author Shugerman, Jed Handelsman, 1974-

Title The people's courts [electronic resource] : pursuing judicial independence in America / Jed Handelsman Shugerman.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 381 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Declaring judicial independence -- Judicial elections as separation of powers -- The calm before the storm -- Panic and trigger -- The American revolutions of 1848 -- The boom of judicial review -- Reconstructing independence -- The progressives' failed solutions -- Earl Warren, crime, and the revival of appointment -- The Missouri plan -- Exporting judicial elections -- The puzzling rise of merit -- Merit's stumble and surge, 1960s-70s -- Judicial plutocracy from 1980 to the present.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Judges -- United States -- States -- Election -- History.
Judicial independence -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780674055483
9780674062825 (e-book)

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