A Good Quarrel

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-22
  • Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
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While reading what top legal reporters say about some of the most important U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in recent history, go to www.goodquarrel.com to listen to audio and hear for yourself the very style and delivery of the oral arguments that have shaped the history of our nation's highest law. See Preface for full instructions.Contributors Charles Bierbauer, CNN Lyle Denniston, scotusblog.com Fred Graham, Court TV Brent Kendall,Los Angeles Daily Journal Steve Lash,Houston Chronicle Dahlia Lithwick, Slate.com Tony Mauro, American Lawyer Media Tim O'Brien, ABC News David Savage,Los Angeles Times Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Nina Totenberg, NPRTimothy R. Johnson teaches in the Department of Political Science and the Law School at the University of Minnesota.Jerry Goldman teaches political science at Northwestern University and directs the OYEZ Project, a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court, at www.oyez.org .Cover sketch by Dana Verkouteren"Supreme Court oral arguments are good government in action.A Good Quarrelbrilliantly showcases this important aspect of the Court's work." ---Paul Clement, Partner, King & Spalding, and former United States Solicitor General"Few legal experiences are as exhilarating as a Supreme Court oral argument---a unique art form that this superb collection brings vividly to life." ---Kathleen Sullivan, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver and Hedges, and former Dean, Stanford Law School"[A Good Quarrel] shines a brilliant spotlight on the pivotal moment of advocacy when the Supreme Court confronts the nation's most profound legal questions." ---Thomas C. Goldstein, Partner, Akin Gump, and Lecturer, Supreme Court Litigation, Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School"A brilliant way to understand America's most important mysterious institution." ---Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
Introduction: The Role of Oral Arguments in the Supreme Courtp. 1
Elk Grove Unified School District V. Newdow: Ten Commandments of Oral Argumentsp. 11
Forsyth County, Georgia v. the Nationalist Movement: A Workman-like Performancep. 20
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey: The Rhetorical Battle over Roep. 42
Bush v. Gore: Preparing for Oral Combat-the Fight for the Presidencyp. 61
Glickman v. Wileman Brothers and Elliott Inc.: How Oral Arguments Led to a Lawsuitp. 74
Grutter v. Bollinger: An Argument for the Agesp. 98
Chandler v. Miller: Double Indemnityp. 110
Rapanos v. United States: Wading into the Wetlandsp. 125
Randall v. Sorrell: Arguing over Campaign Finance in Vermontp. 145
UAAAIWA v. Johnson Controls Inc: Fighting for Women's Rights in the Workplacep. 158
Time Inc. v. Hill: A Future President Makes His Casep. 169
Acknowledgmentsp. 179
Works Citedp. 181
Contributorsp. 185
Indexp. 189
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