Our guest blogger this week is Howard Gillman. Howard is a Professor of Political Science, History, and Law, and Associate Vice Provost for Research Advancement at the University of Southern California. He specializes in constitutionalism, the U.S. Supreme Court, and judicial politics.
His most recent book is The Votes that Counted: How the Court Decided the 2000 Presidential Election (University of Chicago Press, 2001). His first book, The Constitution Besieged: The Rise and Demise of Lochner Era Police Powers Jurisprudence (Duke University Press, 1993), received the C. Herman Pritchett Award for "best book in public law" from the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association. He is also co-editor and contributor to two other books on the Supreme Court: Supreme Court Decision-Making: New Institutionalist Approaches (University of Chicago Press, 1999) and The Supreme Court in American Politics: New Institutionalist Interpretations (University Press of Kansas, 1999).