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CQ Supreme Court Collection

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CQ Press Supreme Court Collection

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
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CQ Supreme Court Collection blends historical analysis with updates and commentary of Supreme Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution.

• Summaries and analysis of more than four thousand major decisions

• "Justice Role Finder," "Justice Opinion Analysis," and "Voting Bloc Analysis" 

• CQ Cases-in-Context — a selection of contemporary and controversial topics including the death penalty, privacy, and free speech.

• "CQ Press Key Cases" — cases designated by the CQ Press editorial staff as the most important in American constitutional and political history.

• Statistics and other data on essential topics, such as the quantitative analysis of voting records, opinion alignments, and political alignments.

• Documentation of public opinion of the Court and the issues before it, appropriations history, judicial legislation, and judicial staffing.

• Chronologies of major cases and justices.

• Analysis and comparison of constitutions from a hundred nations.

For additional resources related to the U.S. Supreme Court, consult our Law Subject page:, staff at either the IUB Law Library ( or Gov't Information, Maps and Microforms in the Wells Library  (


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Wyant, Nicholas
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Government Information: U.S. Federal Documents
  • Public Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Political Science

Library of Congress Subjects:

United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Textbooks. United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Simulation methods. United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Study and teaching.