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Supreme Court in the American system of government.

Robert Houghwout Jackson

Supreme Court in the American system of government.

by Robert Houghwout Jackson

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Published by Harper & Row .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B55-15958), Harvard U.P.; Oxford U.P., 1955.

SeriesTorchbook; Godkin lectures at Harvard University
The Physical Object
Pagination92p.,21cm
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936637M

The unique position of the Supreme Court stems, in large part, from the deep commitment of the American people to the Rule of Law and to constitutional government. The United States has demonstrated an unprecedented determination to preserve and protect its written Constitution, thereby providing the American "experiment in democracy" with the. The U.S. Supreme Court decides "cases and controversies"—matters pertaining to the federal government, disputes between states, and interpretation of the United States Constitution, and, in general, can declare legislation or executive action made at any level of the government as unconstitutional, nullifying the law and creating precedent Founding document: United States Constitution.

The Supreme Court in the American system of government. Creator. Jackson, Robert H., The role of the Supreme Court in American government / by Archibald Cox  Cox, Archibald, (New York: Oxford University Press., ) This book consists essentially of the four Chichele Lectures delivered at Oxford University under the. This book provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Untied States Constitution for readers ages , as well as the role of the Constitution in American government and history.

  The Supreme Court of the United States (or SCOTUS) is the highest federal court in the country and the head of the judicial branch of government. Established by the U.S. Constitution, the Supreme. Supreme Court Is Asked to Block House From Seeing Mueller’s Grand Jury Secrets. The Justice Department asked the justices to temporarily halt a lower-court order, arguing that the .


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