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Landmark Supreme Court cases : the most influential decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Gary R Hartman; Roy M Mersky; Cindy L Tate; United States. Supreme Court.
Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through its interpretations of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, the Supreme Court issues decisions that shape American law, define the functioning of government and society, and address the most important issues of the day. No court in the country can overturn Supreme Court rulings. Famous cases like Roe v. Wade, Plessy v. Ferguson, Dred Scott v. John F.A. Sanford, and Miranda v. Arizona are among the most
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Hartman, Gary R.
Landmark Supreme Court cases.
New York : Checkmark Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)742558289
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary R Hartman; Roy M Mersky; Cindy L Tate; United States. Supreme Court.
ISBN: 0816069239 9780816069231
OCLC Number: 77496094
Description: xii, 594 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gary Hartman, Roy M. Mersky, and Cindy L. Tate.

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A guide to groundbreaking cases in the American legal system. It provides concise summaries of more than 350 of the most influential United States Supreme Court cases. It analyzes and explains cases  Read more...

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