The Supreme Court: An Essential History / Edition 1

The Supreme Court: An Essential History / Edition 1

by Peter Charles Hoffer, Williamjames Hull Hoffer, N.E.H. Hull, N. E. Hull
     
 


A one-volume interpretive history of the Supreme Court written for the general reader. Demonstrates how the justices have shaped the law, and how the Court has shaped our nation.See more details below

Overview


A one-volume interpretive history of the Supreme Court written for the general reader. Demonstrates how the justices have shaped the law, and how the Court has shaped our nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700615384
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
07/24/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface

Introduction

Part I. The Heroic Courts

1. The Origins of the U.S. Supreme Court

2. The Jay and Ellsworth Courts, 1789-1801

3. The Marshall Court, 1801-1835

4. The Taney Court, 1836-1864

5. The Chase Court, 1864-1873

Part II. The Classical Courts

6. The Waite Court, 1874-1888

7. The Fuller Court, 1888-1910

8. The White Court, 1910-1921

9. The Taft Court, 1921-1930

10. The Hughes Court, 1930-1941

Part III. The Modern Courts

11. The Stone Court, 1941-1946

12. The Vinson Court, 1946-1952

13. The Warren Court, 1953-1969

14. The Burger Court, 1969-1986

15. The Rehnquist Court, 1986-2005

Epilogue. The Court Today and Tomorrow

Conclusion

Bibliographic Essay

Index

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