Chapter

Introduction

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Power of Precedent

Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780195150506
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199871131 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150506.003.0001
 Introduction

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The introduction provides an overview of the basic arguments in the book. It explains basic terminology used in the book and the likely significance of the book in the voluminous literature on precedent in constitutional law.

Keywords: precedent; stare decisis; constitutional law; Supreme Court

Chapter.  2374 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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