Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court, Volumes I and IIby Joan Biskupic, Elder Witt
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No other reference on the U.S. Supreme Court offers so much detail and insight in so readable a format. This 2-volume set includes more than 1,100 pages packed with all the information readers need from the Court's origins and how it functions, to the people who have shaped it and the impact of its decisions on American life.
Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court covers the Court's history; its operations; its power in relation to other branches of government; major decisions affecting the other branches, the states, individual rights, and liberties; and biographies of the justices. This new edition incorporates decisions, changes, controversies, and appointments and retirements through the July 1996 term and places them in the context of the Court's history.
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