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Supreme Court Compendium

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1. The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective
2. The Supreme Court's Review Process, Caseload, and Cases
3. The Supreme Court's Opinions, Decisions, and Outcome Trends
4. The Justices: Backgrounds, Nominations, and Confirmations
5. The Justices: Post-Confirmation Activities and Departures from the Court
6. The Justices: Oral Argument, Votes, and Opinions
7. The Supreme Court: Its Political and Legal Environment
8. The Supreme Court and Public Opinion
9. The Impact of the Supreme Court
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The compendium includes analytical tables about the judges and decisions:The Justices: Oral Arguments, Votes, and Opinions
Also available are classic statements from the bench, such as under Pornography:… hard-core pornography. I shall not … attempt … to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description; and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it….
Potter Stewart, concurring, Jacobellis v. Ohio, 378 U.S. 184 (1964), at 197.

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Judges -- United States.
Judicial review -- United States.
Law -- Political aspects.