Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Author: Donald E. Lively
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313306020
Format: PDF, ePub
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Surveys the Supreme Court cases that most affected developments in government power, economic regulation, equality, and individual rights, tracing changes in the Court's views and the context and results of each case.

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

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

Essential Supreme Court Decisions

Author: John R. Vile
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538111977
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Landmark Decisions Of the United States Supreme Court 2nd Edition

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 9780872894099
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An important 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.''

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

Author: Donald E. Lively
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440837139
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Lemon V Kurtzman

Author: Leah Farish
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780766013391
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Discusses the details and the impact of the Supreme Court's decision in Lemon v. Kurtzman, which was about the use of public funds in connection with religion.

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, ePub
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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.

A History of the Supreme Court

Author: Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195093872
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A comprehensive history of the United States Supreme Court from its ill-esteemed beginning in 1790 to one of the most important and controversial branches of the Federal government.