Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Cq Press
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An important new reference that provides the historical context and constitutional perspective of more than 1,000 of the most important Supreme Court cases. Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court offers an unparalleled history of the Supreme Court and its impact on American democracy and society. Case summaries are organized chronologically. In addition: -- each summary includes case name, citation, decision date, vote and vote alliances, author of the opinion of the Court, authors (and justices joining) of concurring and dissenting opinions -- summaries include extensive case cross-referencing to demonstrate evolving judicial decisions and historical connections -- most summaries include bibliographic references to facilitate additional research. -- summaries include at least one case from every year the Supreme Court has been making decisions. This one-volume ready-reference is most useful to college, law school and public libraries as well as high school libraries, especially those offering AP Government & Politics. Other key features include a table of cases, a table of justices by appointment, a table of the natural courts, the U.S. Constitution, and an extensive index.

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Author: Gary R. Hartman
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110367
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Through its interpretations of the Constitution and Bill of Rights

Contemporary Supreme Court Cases Landmark Decisions since Roe v Wade 2nd Edition 2 volumes

Author: Donald E. Lively
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440837139
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With its blend of accessible writing and actual excerpts from Court opinions, this book serves to explain the legal and cultural underpinnings of landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions of the past 35 years—and to illuminate how these decisions have shaped the trajectory and character of modern American society. • Provides comprehensive, objective, and accessible coverage of major Supreme Court decisions since the early 1970s • Presents easy-to-understand breakdowns of competing perspectives on contemporary constitutional issues that illuminate divisions within the Court • Places modern case law into historical perspective for readers of all levels of expertise • Enables readers to appreciate that interpreting the U.S. Constitution is not simple, contrary to some political rhetoric regarding the document

Supreme Court Decisions

Author: Jay M. Feinman
Publisher: Penguin Civic Classics
ISBN: 0143121995
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Examines landmark Supreme Court decisions, including United States v. Nixon, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

I Dissent

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807000366
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A distinguished Supreme Court scholar introduces and explains sixteen influential cases from throughout the Court's history and offers a sense of what could have developed if the dissents were instead the majority opinions, looking at each case in terms of its political, social, economic, and cultural context. Original.

Essential Supreme Court Decisions

Author: John R. Vile
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538111977
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The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 17th edition has been updated with 20 new cases, including landmark decisions on such topics as campaign finance, Obamacare, gay marriage, and the First Amendment.

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195176618
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.

Landmark Decisions of the U S Supreme Court

Author: James Daley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486118916
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Unabridged majority decisions from 13 influential cases include Marbury v. Madison, Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford, Brown v. Board of Education, Roe v. Wade, Bush v. Gore, more.