The Rehnquist Legacy by Craig BradleyThe Rehnquist Legacy by Craig Bradley

The Rehnquist Legacy

EditorCraig Bradley

Hardcover | December 31, 2005

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During the thirty-three years William Rehnquist has been on the Supreme Court, nineteen as Chief Justice, significant developments have defined the American legal landscape. This book is a legal biography of Chief Justice William Rehnquist of the United States Supreme Court and the legacy he created. It is an intensive examination of his thirty-three year legacy as a Supreme Court Justice based on his Court opinions, primarily in the area of constitutional law, and written by a group of legal scholars each of whom is a specialist in the area covered by his/her chapter.
Craig Bradley is the James Louis Calamaras Professor of Law at the Indiana University Law School in Bloomington, Indiana. Prior to entering teaching, Prof. Bradley served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C., as a Law Clerk to Justice William Rehnquist of the United States Supreme Court, and as Senior Trial Attorn...
Title:The Rehnquist LegacyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.06 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 1.06 inPublished:December 31, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521859190

ISBN - 13:9780521859196


Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction; Part I. The First Amendment: 1. The hustler: Justice Rehnquist and the freedom of speech or of the press Geoffrey Stone; 2. Less is more: Justice Rehnquist, the freedom of speech and democracy Richard Garnett; 3. 'I Give Up!' William Rehnquist and commercial speech Earl Maltz; 4. Indirect funding and the establishment clause: Rehnquist's trumphant vision of neutrality and private choice Daniel Conkle; Part II. Criminal Procedure: 5. The fourth amendment: 'be reasonable' Craig Bradley; 6. Dickerson v. United States: the case that disappointed Miranda's critics - and then its supporters Yale Kamisar; 7. Against the tide: Rehnquist's efforts to curtail the right to counsel James Tomkovicz; 8. Narrowing Habeas Corpus Joseph Hoffman; Part III. The Structure of Government: 9. The federalist vision of William Rehnquist Mark Tushnet; 10. Federalism and the spending power from Dole to Birmingham Board of Education Lynn Baker; 11. Upholding the independent prosecutor Daniel Farber; 12. The battle over state immunity William Marshall; 13. Transcending the routine: methodology and constitutional values in Chief Justice Rehnquist's Statutory Cases Philip Frickey; 14. Rehnquist and Federalism: an empirical analysis Ruth Colker and Kevin Scott; Part IV. The Scope of Fourteenth Amendment Rights: 15. Abortion: a mixed and unsettled legacy Dawn Johnsen; 16. Substantive due process, public opinion, and the right to die Neal Devins; 17. Privatizing the constitution: state action and beyond David Barron.

Editorial Reviews

"Craig M. Bradley's trenchant collection on the judicial opinions of the late chief justice of the United States offers one of the first and most comprehensive overviews since William Hubbs Rehnquist's sudden death from thyroid cancer in September of 2005. A necessarily ambitious and weighty volume (its subject had the fifth longest term on the court, 1972-2005, and the fourth longest stay as Chief, 1986-2005), its contributors are all noted scholars in their respective areas, with one exception from law schools and political science departments. They assay a variety of perspectives on and approaches to their subjects, and unlike much constitutional commentary in these polemical days, write solely to explicate Rehnquist's contribution to American law. In this effort, this book succeeds admirably" - Williamjames Hull Hoffer, Department of History, Seton Hall University, H-NET