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The Changing Supreme Court
     

The Changing Supreme Court

by Edmund Lindop
 
Although the Supreme Court is charged with providing a stable interpretation of the Constitution, its membership changes, bringing fresh perspectives to dusty precedents. This book examines how the changing Supreme Court has handled this paradox in the past forty years, deciding issues of abortion, civil rights, due process, capital punishment, and religion.

Overview

Although the Supreme Court is charged with providing a stable interpretation of the Constitution, its membership changes, bringing fresh perspectives to dusty precedents. This book examines how the changing Supreme Court has handled this paradox in the past forty years, deciding issues of abortion, civil rights, due process, capital punishment, and religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531112243
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Series:
Democracy in Action Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.73(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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