3 edition of Courts, judges and voters found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Courts, judges & voters|
|Statement||researced and written by Jean Askham for the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund|
|Contributions||League of Women Voters of California|
|LC Classifications||KFC980 .A95 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 29, 13 p. :|
|Number of Pages||29|
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Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our countryCited by: This is a book that will be of value not only to state court scholars but to those with an interest in courts more generally, as well as to those who study public opinion, elections, and the connections between public attitudes and institutional legitimacy.”.
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