The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States / Edition 2

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States / Edition 2

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by Kermit L. Hall
     
 

This reference is a comprehensive guide to the history, justices, cases and procedures of the nation's highest court. In the 13 years since the first edition, the Supreme Court has decided 800 cases, replaced two justices and been the subject of much new scholarship. Consequently, this revised edition contains 86 new articles, including biographies of Justice Ginsberg… See more details below

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This reference is a comprehensive guide to the history, justices, cases and procedures of the nation's highest court. In the 13 years since the first edition, the Supreme Court has decided 800 cases, replaced two justices and been the subject of much new scholarship. Consequently, this revised edition contains 86 new articles, including biographies of Justice Ginsberg and Justice Bryer, thematic articles on campaign finance and punitive damages, and commentaries on 14 new cases, such as Bush v Gore and Lawrence v Texas. Almost 100 articles have been significantly revised, including entries on impeachment, antitrust cases, Justice Thomas and Justice O'Connor. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195176612
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1272
Sales rank:
1,433,130
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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