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The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice Christopher E. Smith

The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

Christopher E. Smith

Published May 17th 2014
ISBN : 9781306738477
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325 pages
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By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal justice without fulfillingMoreBy analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal justice without fulfilling conservatives goal of eliminating foundational concepts established during the Warren Court era. The eras generally conservative Supreme Court preserved rights in several contexts because individual justices do not necessarily view all constitutional rights issues through a simple, consistent philosophical lens.