The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

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This reference offers a concise A-Z volume based solely on US Supreme Court Decisions. The book includes a new introduction and a new appendix comprised of the US Constitution, and an updated list of the nominations and successions of justices. There is a brief glossary of terms, a case index which includes decisions which do not have their own entries, and a topical index listing pertinent cases by major current issues.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 612.35g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • glossary, index
  • 0195139240
  • 9780195139242

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"A useful compendium of information about our highest court. The information contained within its thousand ppages ranges from biographical information to case annotations. This is the perfect gift for Constitutional Law enthusiasts."--The Cardozo Law Forum"Captures all the drama and history that is the Supreme Court, including narratives on the Court's processes, practice procedures, and personalities, and specific entries on 400 of the Court's most significant decisions."--Legal Times"Describes the justices, linchpin cases, recurrent issues, legal principles and procedures, Constitution, laws, and internal operations of the land's highest court."--Wilson Library Bulletin"A landmark publication, representing the highest standard of American scholarship."--School Library Journal"You can't go wrong with this vast new reference book to the U.S. Supreme Court."--California Lawyershow more

About Kermit L. Hall

Kermit L. Hall is Dean of the College of Humanities and Executive Dean of the Colleges of the Arts and Sciences, as well as a Professor of History and Law, at The Ohio State University. An expert in American constitutional and legal history, he is the Editor-in-Chief of The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, which won awards from the American Bar Association, the New York Public Library, and the American Library Association, and of the forthcoming Oxford Companion to American Law. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.show more

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