Description - The State Courts by Robert A. Carp
In this new adaptation from their classic Judicial Process in America, Carp, Stidham, and Manning provide a comprehensive look at state judicial systems. They place the various state court systems within the overall political and judicial framework and examine recent events in, and policymaking by, state courts.
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(228mm x 152mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Robert A. Carp
Robert A. Carp is professor of political science at the University of Houston. He is coauthor ofPolicymaking and Politics in the Federal Courts; Politics and Judgment in Federal District Courts; the Federal Courts, fourth edition, with Ronald Stidham; and numerous articles on judicial process. Ronald Stidham is professor emeritus of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. He is coauthor of The Federal Courts, Fifth Edition, with Robert A. Carp and Kenneth L. Manning; The State Courts, with Robert A. Carp and Kenneth L. Manning; and numerous articles in legal, social science, and criminal justice journals. Kenneth L. Manning is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He is coauthor with Robert A. Carp and Ronald Stidham of The Federal Courts (Fifth Edition) and The State Courts, and coeditor of Political Perspectives: Essays on Government and Politics. Manning's work on the politics of judicial decision-making and federal judicial selection have been published in a variety of journals.