Cato Supreme Court Review: 2007-2008

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About the Book

Now in its seventh year, this acclaimed annual publication, which comes out every September, brings together leading national scholars to analyze the Supreme Court’s most important decisions from the term just ended and preview the year ahead. The Cato Supreme Court Review is unlike any other publication that follows the work of the Court. It is timely. An in-depth review, it appears less than three months after the Court’s term ends and before the new term begins. Although directed to legal experts, its articles are fully accessible to non-attorneys interested in the work of the Court. Crucial to its exceptional coverage, the Review takes a Madisonian perspective, grounded in the nation’s first principles, liberty and limited government.

Cases critiqued in the 2007-2008 edition include major Court decisions on the Second Amendment, the rights of enemy combatant detainees in Guantánamo and elsewhere, the applicability of international law in state criminal proceedings, the regulation of political parties, and the biggest cases in decades in the areas of securities, patent, and energy law.

About the Editor

Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. Before joining Cato he was Special Assistant/Advisor to the Multi-National Force-Iraq on rule of law issues; practiced international, political, commercial, and antitrust litigation at Patton Boggs LLP and Cleary Gottlieb LLP; and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Shapiro has written for a wide variety of publications and regularly appears on TV and radio to comment on legal issues. Mr. Shapiro holds degrees from Princeton University, the London School of Economics, and the University of Chicago Law School, and has been an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School.

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ISBN: 
978-1-935308-10-2
Number of Pages: 
250
Publication Date: 
October 1, 2008