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Landmark decisions of the United States Supreme Court

Author: Paul Finkelman; Melvin I Urofsky; United States. Supreme Court.
Publisher: Washington, DC : CQ Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This book is an important reference that provides the historical context and constitutional perspective of more than 1,000 of the most important Supreme Court cases. Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court offers an unparalleled history of the Supreme Court and its impact on American democracy and society. - Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Finkelman; Melvin I Urofsky; United States. Supreme Court.
ISBN: 9780872894099 0872894096
OCLC Number: 174138967
Description: xix, 791 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1790-1799 --
1800-1809 --
1810-1819 --
1820-1829 --
1840-1849 --
1850-1859 --
1860-1869 --
1870-1879 --
1880-1889 --
1890-1899 --
1900-1909 --
1910-1919 --
1920-1929 --
1930-1939 --
1940-1949 --
1950-1959 --
1960-1969 --
1970-1979 --
1980-1989 --
1990-1999 --
2000-2007 --
Appendixes --
Constitution of the United States --
Confirmed Supreme Court nominations, by nominating president, 1789-2007 --
Membership changes in the U.S. Supreme Court, by chief Justice, 1789-2007 --
Illustration credits and acknowledgments --
Case index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Paul Finkelman, Melvin I. Urofsky.
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