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Unformatted text preview: regulatory agencies Segal & Cover • Focus: Extent to which the votes cast by Supreme Court justices were dependent on their own personal political attitudes • Compared votes on civil liberty cases between 1953 and 1987 to newspaper editorials concerning – “ support for the rights of defendants in criminal cases, women and racial minorities in equality cases, and the individual against the government in privacy and First Amendment cases”...
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- Fall '09
- Supreme Court of the United States, researcher, CIVIL LIBERTY CASES, Bureaucratic responses