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Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court
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  • Authored by: Carlo DeVito; Foreword by Jerry Capeci
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  • ISBN-10: 0816067392
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-6739-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $85.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 04/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 347.73
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 576


From the structure of the Supreme Court to its proceedings, this comprehensive encyclopedia presents the cornerstone of the American justice system. More than 500 A-to-Z entries—written by leading academics and lawyers—offer a thorough review of critical cases, issues, biographies, and topics important to understanding the Supreme Court. Helpful charts display how a case makes it to the Supreme Court, and tips on how to research and look up court cases enhance this authoritative, accessible reference.

Entries include:

  • Abortion
  • Bill of Rights
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Capital punishment
  • Double jeopardy
  • Federalism
  • Jury
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Police power
  • Right to vote
  • United States v. Nixon
  • Earl Warren
  • Wiretapping.



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