Obama’s Judicial Legacy: The Final Chapter

  title={Obama’s Judicial Legacy: The Final Chapter},
  author={Elliot E. Slotnick and Sara Schiavoni and Sheldon Goldman},
  journal={Journal of Law and Courts},
  pages={363 - 422}
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