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The Supreme Court A to Z

Author: Kenneth Jost
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, ©2012.
Series: CQ's American government A to Z series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Contains over 360 alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about the U.S. Supreme Court, covering cases, justices, constitutional principles, and legal concepts.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Encyclopedias
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Jost
ISBN: 9781608717446 1608717445
OCLC Number: 764366013
Description: xvii, 668 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A.Abortion --
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts --
Affirmative action --
Aliens --
Alito, Samuel A., Jr. --
Amending process --
American Bar Association --
Amicus curiae --
Antitrust --
Appeal --
Appointment and removal power --
Arguments --
Arms, right to bear --
Arrests --
Assembly, freedom of --
Assigning opinions --
Association, freedom of --
Attainder, bill of --
Attorney General --
B.Background of justices --
Bail --
Baker v. Carr --
Baldwin, Henry --
Barbour, Philip P. --
Bar of the Supreme Court --
Bill of Rights --
Black, Hugo L. --
Blackmun, Harry A. --
Blair, John, Jr. --
Blatchford, Samuel --
Bradley, Joseph P. --
Brandeis, Louis D. --
Brennan, William J., Jr. --
Brewer, David J. --
Breyer, Stephen G. --
Brief --
Brown, Henry B. --
Brown v. Board of Education --
Burger, Warren E. --
Burton, Harold H. --
Bush v. Gore --
Busing --
Butler, Pierce --
Byrnes, James F. --
C.Calhoun, John C. --
Campaigns and elections --
Campbell, John A. --
Capital punishment --
Cardozo, Benjamin N. --
Case law --
Case or controversy rule --
Catron, John --
Certiorari --
Chase, Salmon P. --
Chase, Samuel --
Chief Justice --
Child labor --
Circuit riding --
Citizenship --
Civil liberties --
Civil rights --
Civil War amendments --
Clark, Tom C. --
Clarke, John H. --
Class Action --
Clay, Henry --
Clerk of the Court --
Clerks --
Clifford, Nathan --
Comity --
Commerce power --
Common law --
Communism --
Concurring opinions --
Conferences --
Confessions --
Confirmation process --
Congress and the Court --
Congressional immunity --
Constitutional law --
Contempt of court --
Contract clause --
Cost of Supreme Court --
Counsel, right to legal --
Counselor to the Chief Justice --
Courts, lower --
Courts, powers of --
Criminal law and procedure --
Cruel and unusual punishment --
Curator's Office --
Currency powers --
Curtis, Benjamin R. --
Cushing, William --
D.Daniel, Peter V. --
Davis, David --
Davis, John W. --
Day, William R. --
Decision days --
De facto, de jure --
Defendant --
Disability rights --
Discrimination --
Dissenting opinions --
Diversity jurisdiction --
Docket --
Double jeopardy --
Douglas, William O. --
Due process --
Duvall, Gabriel --
E.Education and the Court --
Elections and the Court --
Electronic surveillance --
Ellsworth, Oliver --
Equal protection --
Exclusionary rule --
Executive privilege and immunity --
Ex parte --
Ex post facto --
Extrajudicial activities --
F.Federalism --
Federal Judicial Center --
Felony --
Field, Stephen J. --
Flag salute cases --
Foreign affairs --
Fortas, Abe --
Frankfurter, Felix --
Fuller, Melville W. --
G.Garland, Augustus H. --
Gay rights --
Gibbons v. Ogden --
Gideon v. Wainwright --
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader --
Goldberg, Arthur J. --
Grand jury --
Gray, Horace --
Grier, Robert C. --
H.Habeas corpus --
Hamilton, Alexander --
Harlan, John Marshall (1833-1911) --
Harlan, John Marshall (1899-1971) --
Historical Society, Supreme Court --
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. --
Housing the Court --
Hughes, Charles Evans --
Hunt, Ward --
I.Impeachment --
Impeachment of justices --
Income tax --
Incorporation doctrine --
Indictment --
In forma pauperis --
Injunction --
Intellectual property --
International law --
Internet --
Internment cases --
Iredell, James --
J.Jackson, Andrew --
Jackson, Howell E. --
Jackson, Robert H. --
Jay, John --
Jefferson, Thomas --
Job discrimination --
Johnson, Thomas --
Johnson, William --
Judgment of the Court --
Judicial activism --
Judicial Conference of the United States --
Judicial restraint --
Judicial review --
Juries --
Jurisdiction --
Justiciability --
K.Kagan, Elena --
Kennedy, Anthony M. --
L.Lamar, Joseph R. --
Lamar, Lucius Q. C. --
Legal Office of the Court --
Legal system in America --
Legal tender cases --
Legislative veto --
Libel --
Library of the Court --
Lincoln, Abraham --
Livingston, H. Brockholst --
Loyalty oaths --
Lurton, Horace H. --
M.Majority opinion --
Mandamus --
Mandatory jurisdiction --
Marbury v. Madison --
Marshal of the Court --
Marshall, John --
Marshall, Thurgood --
Matthews, Stanley --
McCulloch v. Maryland --
McKenna, Joseph --
McKinley, John --
McLean, John --
McReynolds, James C. --
Media and the Court --
Merits, on the --
Miller, Samuel F. --
Minton, Sherman --
Miranda v. Arizona --
Misdemeanor --
Moody, William H. --
Moore, Alfred --
Mootness --
Murphy, Frank --
N.Nelson, Samuel --
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan --
Nixon, Richard --
Nomination to the Court --
O.Oaths of office --
Obiter dictum --
Obscenity and indecency --
O'Connor, Sandra Day --
Official immunity --
Open housing --
Operations of the Court --
Opinions --
Original intent --
Original jurisdiction --
P.Pardons --
Parochial schools, aid to --
Paterson, William --
Pay and perquisites --
Peckham, Rufus W. --
Pentagon Papers case --
Per curiam opinion --
Personal papers --
Petition, right of --
Petitioner --
Pitney, Mahlon --
Plaintiff --
Plea bargaining --
Plessy v. Ferguson --
Plurality opinion --
Police power --
Political question --
Politics and the Court --
Powell, Lewis E., Jr. --
Precedent --
Preemption --
The President and the Court --
Press, freedom of --
Prima facie --
Privacy, right of --
Probable cause --
Property rights --
Public accommodations --
Public Information Office --
Public opinion and the Court --
R.Ratings of justices --
Reagan, Ronald --
Reapportionment and redistricting --
Reed, Stanley F. --
Rehnquist, William H. --
Religion, freedom of --
Remand --
Removal of cases --
Reporter of decisions --
Resignation --
Respondent --
Retirement --
Reversals of earlier rulings --
Reversals of rulings by constitutional amendment --
Reversals of rulings by legislation --
Ripeness --
Roberts, John G., Jr. --
Roberts, Owen J. --
Roe v. Wade --
Roosevelt, Franklin D. --
Rutledge, John --
Rutledge, Wiley B. --
S.Sanford, Edward T. --
Scalia, Antonin --
Schedule of arguments and conferences --
School desegregation --
School prayer --
Scottsboro cases --
Scott v. Sandford --
Seal of the Supreme Court --
Search and seizure --
Sedition laws --
Segregation --
Selective Service rulings --
Self-incrimination --
Seniority --
Sentencing guidelines --
Separation of powers --
Severability --
Sex discrimination --
Shiras, George, Jr. --
Size of the Court --
Slaughterhouse cases --
Slavery and the Court --
Solicitor General --
Sotomayor, Sonia --
Souter, David H. --
Speech, commercial --
Speech, freedom of --
Speedy trial, right to --
Spending powers --
Standing to sue --
Stare decisis --
States and the Court --
Stevens, John Paul --
Stewart, Potter --
Stone, Harlan Fiske --
Story, Joseph --
Strict construction --
Strong, William --
Subpoena --
Summary judgment --
Supremacy clause --
Supreme Court building --
Sutherland, George --
Swayne, Noah H. --
T.Taft, William Howard --
Taney, Roger B. --
Taxing power --
Temporary restraining order --
Term limits --
Term of the Court --
Test case --
Thomas, Clarence --
Thompson, Smith --
Three-judge court --
Todd, Thomas --
Tort law --
Traditions of the Court --
Travel, right to --
Treaty power --
Trials --
Trimble, Robert --
U.Unconstitutional statutes --
United States Reports --
V.Vacancy --
Vacate --
Van Devanter, Willis --
Veto power --
Vinson, Frederick M. --
Voting rights --
W.Waite, Morrison R. --
War powers --
Warren, Earl --
Washington, Bushrod --
Wayne, James M. --
Webster, Daniel --
White, Byron R. --
White, Edward D. --
Whittaker, Charles E. --
Wilson, James --
Woodbury, Levi --
Woods, William B. --
Workload of the Court --
Writing opinions --
Y.Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer --
Z.Zoning --
Reference material. Historic milestones of the Court --
Supreme Court nominations, 1789-2011 --
Seat chart of the Justices --
Constitution of the United States --
Online sources of decisions.
Series Title: CQ's American government A to Z series.
Responsibility: Kenneth Jost.
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