Item description for The Culture of Conservative Christian Litigation by Hans J. Hacker...
Overview Over the past decade, conservative Christian public law firms have been some of the most active and aggressive litigators in the nation. Their efforts have impacted important policy areas including religion in the Public Square, school prayer, gay rights, 'family values' and abortion policy. But the Fundamentalist Christian/Evangelical social movement is not monolithic. In this probing and judicious work, Hacker explores and clarifies the influence of ideology on the goals and behavior of three leading conservative Christian law firms and how they differ in agendas and approach. He provides rich interview narratives that shed light on interest group behavior and how it is influenced by internal group characteristics.
Publishers Description Hacker (political science, Stephen F. Austin State U.) asks why some conservative Christian lawyers adopt liberal views on free expression and equal access while others eschew such arguments even if that means less chance for success in the courts. He explores the internal characters of three leading New Christian Right law firms to understand what
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date May 5, 2005
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 0742534464 ISBN13 9780742534469
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More About Hans J. Hacker
Hans J. Hacker is assistant professor of political science and pre-law program advisor at Stephen F. Austin State University.