Strangers on a Hill
Congress and the Court
By (author) Ross K. Baker
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Strangers on a Hill by Ross K. Baker
Book DescriptionNow Baker's ability to demystify the intricacies of Capitol Hill is even more readily on display in Strangers on a Hill. Succinct, forceful, and clear-and suffused with a wry sense of humor-Strangers on a Hill updates his 1989 classic with an expert discussion of the often-stormy relationship between Congress and the Supreme Court. Focusing on the hot-button issues of our day, and relying on both clearly presented scholarly interpretations and firsthand interviews with those involved in the cases, Baker makes the constitutional principles and the institutional tensions come alive. Strangers on a Hill is a lively, pithy gem and the perfect supplement to courses in political science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393978568
(208mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ross K. Baker
House and Senate, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by Ross K. Baker
Drawing on interviews with United States senators who previously served in the House of Representatives as well as journalists and staff members, this volume provides a portrait of the two American Houses of Congress.
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Author Biography - Ross K. Baker
Ross K. Baker is a Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. He is also a columnist for the Los Angeles Times and Newsday and a frequent contributor to other popular and professional periodicals.
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