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Guide to American Government A-Z Series: Supreme Court

Alternate Title:
The Supreme Court A to Z

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CQ Press
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CQ Press


Revised and updated to include coverage of significant new cases and the recent changes on the bench, this valuable research tool is the definitive source for information on the Court, its justices, and its impact on American democracy. Written in understandable language for general audiences, The Supreme Court A to Z provides biographies of past and present justices, the history of important cases, and explanations of constitutional principles and legal concepts. Important additions to the fourth edition include: new biographies of recently appointed Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito; updated entries on key issues and concepts including capital punishment, confirmation process, habeas corpus, judicial activism, separation of powers, and many more; and new entries on intellectual property and international law. Provides biographies of past and present justices, the history of important cases, and explanations of constitutional principles and legal concepts. (OCLC WorldCat)

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Malcomb, J.
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Law
  • American Studies
  • Political Science
  • History

Library of Congress Subjects:

United States. Supreme Court -- Encyclopedias.
United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.