Understanding Supreme Court Opinions / Edition 5

Understanding Supreme Court Opinions / Edition 5

by T. R. Van Geel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321424107

ISBN-13: 9780321424105

Pub. Date: 07/13/2006

Publisher: Longman

Will help anyone use SPSS to successfully analyze data, interpret results, and describe findings. This complete introductory guide to SPSS has been thoroughly updated for the software's latest versions: 12.0 for Windows and 11.0 for Macintosh. It has also been revised throughout for greater accessibility, simplicity, and ease of use. The book provides step-by-step

Overview

Will help anyone use SPSS to successfully analyze data, interpret results, and describe findings. This complete introductory guide to SPSS has been thoroughly updated for the software's latest versions: 12.0 for Windows and 11.0 for Macintosh. It has also been revised throughout for greater accessibility, simplicity, and ease of use. The book provides step-by-step walkthroughs of every basic SPSS and statistical technique, along with tips, examples, exercises, and extensive pedagogical support designed to promote rapid learning. Coverage includes: mastering the SPSS interface; creating and working with data files; defining and creating variables; working with data, charts, and output; univariate descriptive statistics; univariate and multivariate analyses; correlation, regression, and discriminate analysis; scaling and nonparametric procedures; and more. For everyone who wants to master the latest versions of SPSS. SPSS is used in a wide range of markets, including psychology and other areas of scientific research; marketing and surveys; financial services and insurance; education; government; telecommunications; and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321424105
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. The Supreme Court: Law Interpreter (or Law Maker), Policy Maker, Teacher.

2. The Constitution in a Nutshell.

3. Opinion Writing in the Supreme Court.

4. The Legal Materials Used in Building a Constitutional Opinion.

5. Tests, or Standards of Review.

6. Precedent.

7. Strategies of Justification.

8. Understanding a Supreme Court Opinion.

Table of Cases.

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