What's Law Got to Do with It? What Judges Do, Why They Do It, and What's at Stake


Endless speculation on how politics is corrupting the U. S. legal system is so ingrained in our society that it borders on a national obsession. But if we have come to accept that politics does play some role in judicial-decision making, what role is left for the law itself? In What's Law Got to Do with It? the nation's top legal scholars and political scientists tell us to what extent the-law actually shapes how judges make decisions, and what it means for society at large.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Charles Gardner Geyh
  • Jeffrey A. Segal
  • Stephen B. Burbank
  • Lawrence Baum
  • Frank B. Cross
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Stanford, CA
Publication year:
  • 2011


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