Cover of: Playing it safe | Lisa A. Kloppenberg

Playing it safe

how the Supreme Court sidesteps hard cases and stunts the development of law

Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The Court avoids scrutinizing "official english" mandate
The Court grapples with Congress and standing hurdles in environmental cases
The Court uses standing to discourage redress for racial wrongs
Avoiding selected affirmative action challenges
Coming out of the constitutional closet
Avoiding gender equality
The Court's aggressive expansion of states' rights.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-301) and index.

Series
Critical America

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
347.73/26
Library of Congress
KF8748 .K58 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 308 p. ;
Number of pages
308

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3937486M
Internet Archive
playingitsafehow00klop
ISBN 10
081474740X
LC Control Number
2001001059
Goodreads
440563
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