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Jun 29, 2010
| ISBN 9780143117414
Jun 25, 2009
| ISBN 9781101081907
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Jun 29, 2010 | ISBN 9780143117414
Jun 25, 2009 | ISBN 9781101081907
From renowned political theorist James MacGregor Burns, an incisive critique of the overreaching power of an ideological Supreme Court For decades, Pulitzer Prize-winner James MacGregor Burns has been one of the great masters of the study of power and leadership in America. In Packing the Court, he turns his eye to the U.S. Supreme Court, an institution that he believes has become more powerful, and more partisan, than the founding fathers ever intended. In a compelling and provocative narrative, Burns reveals how the Supreme Court has served as a reactionary force in American politics at critical moments throughout the nation’s history, and concludes with a bold proposal to rein in the court’s power.
James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland. He is the author of more than two dozen… More about James Macgregor Burns
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