Dahlin takes an analytical approach to existing Constitutional scholarship and presents a limited number of landmark Supreme Court decisions in a way that makes this important material accessible to an undergraduate academic audience.
DONALD C. DAHLIN is Professor of Political Science and Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus at the University of South Dakota, USA. Currently a member of the American Bar Association's Standards Review Committee fellow of the Institute for Court Management, Dr. Dahlin has also served as Management Analyst in the United States Department of Justice, Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, Acting President of the University of South Dakota, Vice-chair of the South Dakota Constitutional Revision Commission, and a member of the five-person Commission on the Advancement of Federal Law Enforcement. Most of his published research has focused on the work of state courts, including his monograph, Models of Court Management.
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