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A history of the Supreme Court

Author: Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of the United States Supreme Court from its ill-esteemed beginning in 1790 to one of the most important and controversial branches of the Federal government.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Bernard, 1923-1997.
History of the Supreme Court.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624376451
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Schwartz
ISBN: 0195080998 9780195080995 0195093879 9780195093872
OCLC Number: 27146379
Description: viii, 465 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : "The very essence of judicial duty" --
The first Court, 1790-1801 --
Marshall Court, 1801-1836 --
Taney Court, 1837-1864 --
Watershed cases : Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857 --
War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877 --
Chase and Waite Courts, 1864-1888 --
Fuller Court, 1888-1910 --
Watershed cases : Lochner v. New York, 1905 --
White and Taft Courts, 1910-1930 --
Hughes Court, 1930-1941 --
Stone and Vinson Courts, 1941-1953 --
Warren Court, 1953-1969 --
Watershed cases : Brown v. Board of Education, 1954 --
Burger Court, 1969-1986 --
Watershed cases : Roe v. Wade, 1973 --
Rehnquist Court, 1986-
Responsibility: Bernard Schwartz.
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A lucid, lively, and definitive one-volume history of the USA's highest court. Schwartz ranges from the earliest history of court dress to history's most important cases in this illuminating  Read more...

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the best one-volume history of the US Supreme Court * Library Journal *

 
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