C. Herman Pritchett


C. Herman Pritchett was for generations a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, and was former president of the American Political Science Association. He also taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.

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