Landmark Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court
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Landmark Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court

by James Daley
     
 

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Legal drama at its finest, these are the majority decisions from the most influential Supreme Court cases in United States history. Starting with the 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, which laid the foundation for the Supreme Court's current power, these thirteen far-reaching cases include: Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford, 1856; Plessy v.

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Legal drama at its finest, these are the majority decisions from the most influential Supreme Court cases in United States history. Starting with the 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, which laid the foundation for the Supreme Court's current power, these thirteen far-reaching cases include: Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford, 1856; Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896; Brown v. Board of Education, 1954; Miranda v. Arizona, 1966; Roe v. Wade, 1973; Bush v. Gore, 2000; and many other important decisions. In most cases, the majority and dissenting opinions are included while concurring opinions are omitted. Brief introductions precede each case.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486451411
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/29/2006
Series:
Dover Value Editions Series
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
911,737
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.92(d)

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