Category Archive: Mondays with the Supremes

Mondays with the Supremes: The Coming of the Nixon Court: The 1972 Term and the Transformation of Constitutional Law, by Earl M. Maltz @ NYJB

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“The Coming of the Nixon Court: The 1972 Term and the Transformation of Constitutional Law” by Earl M. Maltz investigates the gradual metamorphosis from liberal court to conservative court.

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Mondays with the Supremes/CCLaP Fridays Crossover: Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution, by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz

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his week I review Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution, by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, a sober look at the Roberts Court and how recent rulings have shaped modern law.

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Mondays with the Supremes: The Death Penalty

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In this installment of Mondays with the Supremes, I investigate two books that discuss the death penalty and its implications. Comments encouraged.

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The Driftless Area Review End of Year Report

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A roundup of events of the past year and what to look forward to next year.

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Mondays with the Supremes: Part IX: Cass Gilbert’s Steps

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My last installment of Mondays with the Supremes. I sum up my thoughts on the Supreme Court. This feature will return on a more irregular basis, focusing on one book about the Supreme Court.

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Mondays with the Supremes: Part VIII: Longrunners: Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and William Rehnquist

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In this penultimate installment of Mondays with the Supremes, I cover the tenures of three Supreme Court justices who were on the Court for decades.

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Mondays with the Supremes: Part VII: The Ideological Litmus Test

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In this installment of Mondays with the Supremes, we look ideological purity, the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Monday with the Supremes: Part VI: The Abortion Debate (with Jokes)

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A limited-run series where I review three books about the Supreme Court of the United States, exploring its historical and ideological conflicts, and the transformations it wrought upon law and society. This week … abortion!

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Changes in September

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After more than three years, the Driftless Area Review is preparing to make some changes. These changes will be both large and small.

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MONDAYS WITH THE SUPREMES: PART V: SUPREME COURT SWINGERS

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A limited-run series where I review three books about the Supreme Court of the United States, exploring its historical and ideological conflicts, and the transformations it wrought upon law and society. This week, I examine the Justices who hold the “swing vote.”

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