Constitutional Law and Politics: Struggles for Power and Governmental Accountability (Paperback)

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A topical and comprehensive look at the Supreme Court cases that have shaped our nation.


David O'Brien makes a daunting course more manageable by selecting and organizing the most important cases in U.S. history. The Tenth Edition includes headnotes and special feature boxes that give students the context they need to place individual cases—and the Court itself—in their larger context. 

About the Author


David M. O'Brien is Leone Reaves and George W. Spicer Professor at the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. He received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. degrees in philosophy and political science from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is the author of numerous books, including Constitutional Law and Politics and Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics, winner of the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780393603316
ISBN-10: 0393603318
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2017
Pages: 1091
Language: English