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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harm’s Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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ScotusBlog: Legal analysis of the Supreme Court of the United States


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 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Sonia Sotomayor: Rejected abortion rights challenge to Mexico City Policy.
    Elena Kagan: Health exceptions for partial-birth abortion ban.
Budget & Economy
    Elena Kagan: 14th Amendment's "liberty clause" includes economic liberty.
Civil Rights
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Let women sue for gender discrimination without time limits.
    Elena Kagan: Military ban on gays is moral injustice of the first order.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Anonymous offensive speech by off-duty cops is protected.
Corporations
    Neil Gorsuch: Don't apply "dormant commerce clause" to limit state laws.
Crime
    Neil Gorsuch: Very strict reading of relief criteria for death penalty.
    Elena Kagan: Death penalty is constitutional, but requires due process.
    Anthony Kennedy: Government is not responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Antonin Scalia: Government is not responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Clarence Thomas: Government is not responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    David Souter: Government is responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    John Paul Stevens: Government is responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Government is responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Sandra Day O`Connor: Government is not responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Government is responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    Stephen Breyer: Government is responsible for abuses in private prisons.
    William Rehnquist: Government is not responsible for abuses in private prisons.
Drugs
    Elena Kagan: Individual suspicion required before administering drug test.
Education
    Sonia Sotomayor: School policies on grade transfers must be race-neutral.
Environment
    Anthony Kennedy: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    Antonin Scalia: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    Clarence Thomas: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    David Souter: Congress, not EPA, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    John Paul Stevens: Congress, not EPA, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    John Roberts: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Congress, not EPA, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    Samuel Alito: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Ok for EPA to balance cost vs. environmental effectiveness.
    Stephen Breyer: EPA, not Congress, determines when cost-benefit applies.
Families & Children
    Elena Kagan: Grants to churches ok if used for non-religious purposes.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Parental custody includes preventing child from leaving USA.
Government Reform
    Neil Gorsuch: Administrative law: end the Chevron deference.
    Elena Kagan: I believed in opposing Citizens United, but we lost.
    Elena Kagan: Strong executive lets president press his agenda.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Barring felons from voting disqualifies race-based groups.
Gun Control
    Neil Gorsuch: Knowingly possessing a gun illegally isn't a felony.
    Elena Kagan: 2nd Amendment confers individual right, not broad principle.
    Jeff Sessions: 2nd Amendment is a specific provision, not a broad principle.
    Patrick Leahy: Heller case established a fundamental individual right.
    Sonia Sotomayor: States may restrict weapons; Heller only applies to feds.
Health Care
    Elena Kagan: Upheld ObamaCare in Sebelius case, despite recusal concerns.
Homeland Security
    Elena Kagan: Al Qaeda suspects should be held under indefinite detention.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Construe FOIA exemptions narrowly, in favor of disclosure.
    Elena Kagan: Apply rule of law to Guant namo detainees.
Immigration
    Elena Kagan: Recused herself from Arizona immigration case.
    John Roberts: Voted with liberals on Arizona immigration case.
Jobs
    Elena Kagan: Let Congress fix problems like Ledbetter Act, not judges.
    Jeff Sessions: Courts shouldn't overrule Congress on job discrimination.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Sexual harassment counts as a hostile work environment.
    Sonia Sotomayor: Acceptable to cancel civil service test results due to race.
Principles & Values
    Neil Gorsuch: Ok to display donated Ten Commandments in public park.
    Elena Kagan: Recused herself from 28 out of 75 cases in first term.
    Elena Kagan: Attended Harvard Law School; then became Dean.
    Elena Kagan: 1995: Clinton Administration Associate White House Counsel.
Welfare & Poverty
    Jeff Sessions: Basic tradition is opportunity to work hard & keep fruits.


The above quotations are from ScotusBlog: Legal analysis of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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