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The Burger Court

Vincent Blasi

The Burger Court

The Counter-Revolution That Wasn`t

by Vincent Blasi

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • General,
  • Law / General,
  • Government - Judicial Branch

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10317875M
    ISBN 100300036205
    ISBN 109780300036206


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The Burger Court is often described as a “transitional” court between the Warren Court and the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts, a court where little of importance happened.

But as this “landmark new book” (The Christian Science Monitor) shows, the Burger Court veered well to the right in such areas as criminal law, race, and corporate ed on: J This is a book about a notable, thought decidedly easy to overlook period in the history of the modern judiciary: the period of Warren Burger, Chief Justice from to Burger was one of four Supreme Court justices picked by Richard Nixon.

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But as this landmark new book (The Christian Science Monitor) shows, the Burger Court veered well to the right in such areas as criminal law, race, and corporate power. Richard Nixon's criticism of the Warren Court during the presidential campaign centered largely on the Court's handling of cases involving criminal rights.

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A revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it was not moderate or transitional, but conservative—and it shaped today’s constitutional landscape. It is an “important book a powerful corrective to the standard narrative of the Burger Court” (The New York Times Book Review).When Richard Nixon campaigned for the presidency in he promised to change the Supreme Court.

This chapter focuses on how the appointment of Warren E. Burger as Chief Justice of the United States led to the significant curtailment of the scope of the exclusionary rule. It addresses the question of why the Court did not abolish the rule outright, since eliminating the exclusionary rule was one of the goals of Chief Justice : Tracey Maclin.

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Nixon on Nixon became president in January and campaigned on the promise to appoint conservative justices to the Supreme Court. The Burger Court is often described as a “transitional” court between the Warren Court and the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts, a court where little of importance happened.

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But as this "landmark new book" (The Christian Science Monitor) shows, the Burger Court veered well to the right in such areas as criminal law, race, and corporate power. An important volume of essays on Supreme Court decisions since the accession of Warren Burger in —meant to suggest that the Burger Court has not undermined the decisions and intentions of the Warren Court.

Anthony Lewis' Foreword can also be taken in that light. But it is not clear that all the contributors agree, or should be read as agreeing. In their new book, The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right, Professor Michael J.

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In Religion, State and the Burger Court, Leo Pfeffer, the leading authority on church/state law, presents a trenchant analysis of the decisions of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, focusing on the Court's interpretation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. These amendments that guarantee the separation of church and state and the free exercise of religion are.

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School, taught at Yale for nearly twenty-five years. His Columbia biography. Read this book on Questia. Warren E. Burger served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from toan often tumultuous period in which the Court.

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Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from until Linda Greenhouse, author of The Burger Court, says those years helped establish the court. Warren Earl Burger (Septem – J ) was the 15th chief justice of the United States, serving from to Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Burger graduated from the St.

Paul College of Law in He helped secure the Minnesota delegation's support for Dwight D. Eisenhower at the Republican National Eisenhower won the presidential election Education: University of Minnesota, St. Paul College. In addition, his court tended to weaken laws pertaining to church-state separation, employment descrimination, suburban school integration, and various other areas.

Burger was also a consistent advocate for administrative reform in the court system. See M. Graetz and L. Greenhouse, The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right ().

Burger was not a forceful leader and was never able to overturn any of the Warren Court's rulings. Instead his court was led by the moderate justices who tried to find middle ground. While it might not have been his intention when he took over the court, his court's ruling on abortion set off a social struggle that continues to split the nation.

The Burger Court refers to the Supreme Court of the United States from towhen Warren Burger served as Chief Justice of the United succeeded Earl Warren as Chief Justice after the latter's retirement, and Burger served as Chief Justice until his retirement, at which point William Rehnquist was nominated and confirmed as Burger's replacement.

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It is an "important book a powerful corrective to the standard narrative of the Burger Court" (The New York Times Book Review). In MarchWarren Burger, a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, wrote a letter to a friend named Harry Blackmun, also Author: Jeff Shesol.