Understanding Supreme Court Opinions / Edition 3

Understanding Supreme Court Opinions / Edition 3

by Tyll R. van Geel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321085930

ISBN-13: 9780321085931

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Longman

van Geel, Tyll R., Understanding Supreme Court Opinions, Third Edition*\ The Third Edition is thoroughly updated, taking into account new developments in constitutional law and scholarship. Going beyond the reading and interpretation of Supreme Court opinions, this practical book addresses the legal reasoning that comprises the written opinions themselves, giving

Overview

van Geel, Tyll R., Understanding Supreme Court Opinions, Third Edition*\ The Third Edition is thoroughly updated, taking into account new developments in constitutional law and scholarship. Going beyond the reading and interpretation of Supreme Court opinions, this practical book addresses the legal reasoning that comprises the written opinions themselves, giving readers a deeper understanding of how to read and interpret the decisions of our highest court. For those interested in Supreme Court and constitutional laws.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321085931
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Supreme Court: Policy Maker and 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.

Course Codes

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >