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"The Hindrance Of A Law Degree": Justice Kagan On Law And Experience, Laura Krugman Ray Apr 2015

"The Hindrance Of A Law Degree": Justice Kagan On Law And Experience, Laura Krugman Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


A Modest Memoir: Justice Stevens’S Supreme Court Life, Laura K. Ray May 2012

A Modest Memoir: Justice Stevens’S Supreme Court Life, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Circumstance And Strategy: Jointly Authored Supreme Court Opinions, Laura Ray Dec 2011

Circumstance And Strategy: Jointly Authored Supreme Court Opinions, Laura Ray

Laura K. Ray

The standard form of authorship for a Supreme Court opinion is a single author who then may be joined by any colleagues who are in agreement. There is, however, a significant and overlooked variant of this form, one used in a small cluster of major cases, most of them landmark decisions, over the past seventy years: the jointly authored opinion. In these cases, there may be as many as nine authors signing an opinion (as in Cooper v. Aaron) or as few as two (as in McConnell v. FEC). All the signatories may be credited with the entire opinion (as ...


From Clerk To Justice: Lessons Drawn From Justice Stevens' Year With Wiley Rutledge, Laura Ray May 2010

From Clerk To Justice: Lessons Drawn From Justice Stevens' Year With Wiley Rutledge, Laura Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


The Legacy Of A Supreme Court Clerkship: Stephen Breyer And Arthur Goldberg, Laura Ray Dec 2009

The Legacy Of A Supreme Court Clerkship: Stephen Breyer And Arthur Goldberg, Laura Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Inside The Marble Palace: The Domestication Of The Supreme Court (Reviewing Christopher Buckley, Supreme Courtship), Laura K. Ray Dec 2008

Inside The Marble Palace: The Domestication Of The Supreme Court (Reviewing Christopher Buckley, Supreme Courtship), Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


America Meets The Justices: Explaining The Supreme Court To The General Reader, Laura Ray Dec 2004

America Meets The Justices: Explaining The Supreme Court To The General Reader, Laura Ray

Laura K. Ray

Curiosity about the Justices of the Supreme Court has increased dramatically since the New Deal era, when Americans first became aware of how directly the Court’s decisions affected their lives. That interest is reflected in three books about the Court written for a general audience, all of them provoking controversy and attracting substantial numbers of readers. In 1936 Washington columnists Drew Pearson and Robert S. Allen published The Nine Old Men, a partisan attack on the conservative members of the Court as political actors driven by their individual attitudes rather than by the law. Over forty years later, investigative ...


Lives Of The Justices: Supreme Court Autobiographies, Laura K. Ray Jan 2004

Lives Of The Justices: Supreme Court Autobiographies, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Justices At Home: Three Supreme Court Memoirs, Laura K. Ray Jan 2003

Justices At Home: Three Supreme Court Memoirs, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Judging The Justices: A Supreme Court Performance Review, Laura K. Ray Jan 2003

Judging The Justices: A Supreme Court Performance Review, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Justice Ginsburg And The Middle Way, Laura K. Ray Dec 2002

Justice Ginsburg And The Middle Way, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


The History Of The Per Curiam Opinion: Consensus And Individual Expression On The Supreme Court, Laura Ray Dec 2001

The History Of The Per Curiam Opinion: Consensus And Individual Expression On The Supreme Court, Laura Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Judicial Personality: Rhetoric And Emotion In Supreme Court Opinions, Laura K. Ray Dec 2001

Judicial Personality: Rhetoric And Emotion In Supreme Court Opinions, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


The Road To Bush V. Gore: The History Of The Supreme Court’S Use Of The Per Curiam Opinion, Laura K. Ray Dec 1999

The Road To Bush V. Gore: The History Of The Supreme Court’S Use Of The Per Curiam Opinion, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Autobiography And Opinion: The Romantic Jurisprudence Of Justice William O. Douglas, Laura K. Ray Dec 1998

Autobiography And Opinion: The Romantic Jurisprudence Of Justice William O. Douglas, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


Judicial Fictions: Images Of Supreme Court Justices In The Novel, Drama, And Film, Laura K. Ray Dec 1996

Judicial Fictions: Images Of Supreme Court Justices In The Novel, Drama, And Film, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


The Justices Write Separately: Uses Of The Concurrence By The Rehnquist Court, Laura K. Ray Dec 1989

The Justices Write Separately: Uses Of The Concurrence By The Rehnquist Court, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.


The Figure In The Judicial Carpet: Images Of Family And State In Supreme Court Opinions, Laura K. Ray Jan 1987

The Figure In The Judicial Carpet: Images Of Family And State In Supreme Court Opinions, Laura K. Ray

Laura K. Ray

No abstract provided.