Bush & the Supreme Court (2 of 3)
Nov. 14 - Dr. Thomas Keck participated in the third and final panel of the Hauenstein Center's conference, "George W. Bush: Legacy & Lessons." The panel explored "Presidential Powers and the Bush Legacy," and Dr. Keck presented a paper titled, "One Vote Short: Bush's Federal Court Appointments." Dr. Thomas Keck is associate professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He is the author of "Party, Policy, or Duty: Why Does the Supreme Court Invalidate Federal Statutes?" which appeared in the American Political Science Review in 2007. The work received the Houghton Mifflin Award from the Law and Court Section of the American Political Science Association, recognizing the best journal article on law and courts published by a political scientist. Prior to arriving at Syracuse, Dr. Keck was assistant professor of political science at the University of Oklahoma. He received his B.A. in politics from Oberlin College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Rutgers University.