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Author McLauchlan, Judithanne Scourfield, 1968-

Title Congressional participation as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court / Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 265 pages) : illustrations
Series American legal institutions
American legal institutions.
Contents Introduction : Congress befriends the court -- Members of Congress as "friends of the court" -- Choosing when to file -- Congressional motivations for filing amicus curiae briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court -- When Congress speaks, does the Supreme Court listen? -- Congressional amici and the future of Congress-court relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-255) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Congress -- Membership.
United States. Supreme Court -- Rules and practice.
Amici curiae -- United States.
Legislators -- United States.
Genre/Form Rules.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005001034
ISBN 1593321651 (electronic bk.)
9781593321659 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Congressional participation as amicus curiae before the United States Supreme Court