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Author Toobin, Jeffrey.

Title The oath : the Obama White House and the Supreme Court / Jeffrey Toobin.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Doubleday, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  347.7326 Too    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 325 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-312) and index.
Contents The politician's path -- "On behalf of the strong in opposition to the weak" -- The era of good feelings -- The legacy of appendix E -- The ballad of Lilly Ledbetter -- The war against precedent -- The hunter -- Lawyers, guns, and money -- The unrequited bipartisanship of Barack Obama -- Wise Latina -- Money talks -- Samuel Alito's question -- The rookie -- The ninety-page swan song of John Paul Stevens -- "With all due deference to separation of powers" -- The retired justices dissent -- Softball politics -- The tea party and the justice's wife -- The Thomas court -- "Democracy is not a game" -- "You should do it." -- Broccoli -- The "effective" argument -- Epilogue: the Roberts court.
Source NBK 9/12 PPL
Subject United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017
Constitutional history -- United States.
Political questions and judicial power -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Obama, Barack.
Roberts, John G., Jr., 1955-
ISBN 9780385527200

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