The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book

The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book

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by David L Hudson
     
 

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From the origins of the court to modern practical matters—including the federal judiciary system, the Supreme Court’s session schedule, and the argument, decision, and appeal process—this resource provides detailed answers on all aspects of the Supreme Court. Exploring the social, cultural, and political atmosphere in which judges are nominated and… See more details below

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From the origins of the court to modern practical matters—including the federal judiciary system, the Supreme Court’s session schedule, and the argument, decision, and appeal process—this resource provides detailed answers on all aspects of the Supreme Court. Exploring the social, cultural, and political atmosphere in which judges are nominated and serve, this guide book answers questions such as When did the tradition of nine justices on the bench begin? When did the practice of hiring law clerks to assist with legal research and writing begin? and How do cases reach the Supreme Court? Details on historic decisions—including Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona, and Bush v. Gore—accompany a thorough history of all 17 Supreme Court Chief Justices.

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Costa Mesa Daily Pilot
David Hudson's The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book is a guide to all aspects of the court . . . Hudson provides a thorough review of the argument, decision, and appeal process . . . a handy guide for keeping up with events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578592647
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Handy Answer Book Series
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
File size:
14 MB
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