Summary: For courses in courts and the judicial process; and law and society. The scope of its coverage, and its high academic quality, makes it attractive for graduate courses as well.
Courts and Judicial Policymaking is the only comprehensive textbook on courts, law, and judicial policymaking.
Christopher P. Banks and David M. O'Brien wrote this book to fill a need for a comprehensive textbook on law and judicial policymaking. The authors present and combin ...show moree both legal and political science perspectives, and provide an alternative to current limited judicial process texts that do not combine legal and political science approaches, that overemphasize federal courts, and that present a limited comparative judicial process analysis. Instead, Banks and O'Brien offer a fresh perspective on the contemporary politics of law, courts, the legal profession, and judicial policymaking, often with an underlying comparative judicial process perspective. ...show less