The Encyclopedia Of The Supreme Court

Author: David Shultz
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816067392
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An illustrated A-Z reference containing over 500 entries related to the history, important individuals, structure, and proceedings of the United States Supreme Court.

Encyclopedia Of The Supreme Court Of The United States

Author: David Spinoza Tanenhaus
Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library
ISBN: 9780028661285
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Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.

Biographical Encyclopedia Of The Supreme Court

Author: Melvin I. Urofsky
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1452267286
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The recent dramatic shift in makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court has led to great interest in the rulings and legal opinions of its justices. Now, CQ Press brings you a comprehensive volume that analyzes the lives and legal philosophies of all past and present justices of the Court. Biographical Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court includes signed essays profiling the men and women who have served and are serving on the U.S. Supreme Court. This one-of-a-kind reference includes not only important biographical information, but also in-depth details of the legal contributions made by the men and women of the nation's highest bench. Keeping up with the recent changes to the Court, this volume includes all current justices. New essays profile Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito. Justices are arranged in an easy-to-use alphabetical format. Each essay is prefaced with key biographical information for each justice such as: Birth and death dates Date of nomination to the Court The name of president who nominated the justice The date he or she was seated Date range of service on the Court Within each essay, written by a top legal expert, scholar, or journalist, Biographical Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court provides facts and context along with analysis of the opinions and legal philosophies for each justice. This new volume is an updated edition of The Supreme Court Justices: A Biographical Dictionary (1994). It will prove a valuable resource for academic, community college, law school, and public libraries.

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Author: Thomas Tandy Lewis
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9780893560980
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"Succinct topical essays, easy-to-read headers, extensive cross-references, and lists of further readings make this encyclopedia particularly valuable to researchers looking for Supreme Court information. The entries comprise landmark cases, biographical data of justices and other prominent figures, types of law, and the court's impact on U.S. Constitutional law. A roster of justices and the presidents who nominated them, a time line, and a table of important federal statutes round out this handsome set."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

The Supreme Court

Author: Philip Weinberg
Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library
ISBN: 9780028653693
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An introduction to the Supreme Court, using the device of alphabetically listing and explaining its decisions, justices, concepts, legal terms, practices and issues

The Supreme Court A Z

Author: Kenneth Jost
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135938148
Size: 69.23 MB
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This comprehensive, alphabetical encyclopedia of more than 300 easy-to-read entries is the first resource for anyone who wants reliable information or background material on the significant decisions of the Supreme Court, the history of the Court, the justices (every justice is profiled), the powers of the Court, and how the institution has evolved from its origins to the present. Outstanding Academic Book

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Author: Thomas Tandy Lewis
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9780893560997
Size: 27.68 MB
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"Succinct topical essays, easy-to-read headers, extensive cross-references, and lists of further readings make this encyclopedia particularly valuable to researchers looking for Supreme Court information. The entries comprise landmark cases, biographical data of justices and other prominent figures, types of law, and the court's impact on U.S. Constitutional law. A roster of justices and the presidents who nominated them, a time line, and a table of important federal statutes round out this handsome set."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

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Author: Thomas Tandy Lewis
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 9780893561482
Size: 67.91 MB
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"Succinct topical essays, easy-to-read headers, extensive cross-references, and lists of further readings make this encyclopedia particularly valuable to researchers looking for Supreme Court information. The entries comprise landmark cases, biographical data of justices and other prominent figures, types of law, and the court's impact on U.S. Constitutional law. A roster of justices and the presidents who nominated them, a time line, and a table of important federal statutes round out this handsome set."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.