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Chapter 16: Presidential Pressure
Chapter 16: Presidential pressure

The major way a president exerts influence over the Supreme Court's work is through the power to select its members. And presidents throughout history have been well aware that the justices they select will shape public policy.

All presidents attempt to place on the Court justices—usually from their political party—whose views coincide with their own. But this effort has met with varying ...

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