Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court

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CQ Press, 2000 - Law - 288 pages
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Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court is an essential introduction to the most important historical and current decisions of the Supreme Court. With over 75 photos, portraits, political cartoons, and drawings, a comprehensive bibliography and an easy-to-access subject/case index, this book is a perfect starting point for all research on Supreme Court decisions.

In each of the nearly 100 cases summarized, the author succinctly describes the decision, provides the backdrop and facts of the case, the vote and highlights of the decision with verbatim excerpts, and finally, discusses the impact of the decision on American citizens and American society. As the cases are referenced topically, the reader can easily trace the evolution and impact of rulings in particular issue areas.

As a reliable source for quick information or the starting point for additional research, Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court is an essential addition to every public and high school library.

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Fantastic book it gives the decision, background, vote, highlights, excerpts, impact for each court the book discusses. Wonderful for government classes.


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