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- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 111.00
In this examination of the US Supreme Court, its justices, decisions, facilities, and programmes as well as its place in modern American culture, the author illustrates that the Court has consciously endeavoured to preserve its exalted standing. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
An authoritative survey of the Taft Court, which served from 1921 to 1929, and the impact it had on the American legal system, social order, economics, and politics. The book features an A-Z set of paragraph-length entries on the significant people, laws, events and concepts. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 65.00
An exploration of the US Supreme Court under Roger Taney during an era of dramatic selectionism, slavery and civil war. Included is a survey of the historical period and an examination of the decisions reached in the court's most important cases. more...
- Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 144.99
An important contribution to constitutional literature, this collection of ten unpublished decisions by the Warren Court puts the decision making process of the Supreme Court in a new light. By following the major changes that occur in each case from the circulation of tentative majority opinions to the final issuance of opinion, the book portrays... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 149.99
Explores the relationship between legal and social change through a study of American litigation practice. The text examines changing litigation patterns in suits between individuals and corporations over tort claims for personal injuries and contract claims for insurance benefits. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 48.00
This 2007 book is a comprehensive elucidation of the legal historical foundations of a major contemporary public institution, the statutory tribunal. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 27.95
This text provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Criminal Law. Through the media coverage of high profile trials we all feel that we know something about criminal law, and this text uses such cases to create a real interest and involvement on the part of the student. Features such as 'key words' at the start of each chapter... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
While many recent observers have accused American judges?especially Supreme Court justices?of being too driven by politics and ideology, others have argued that judges are justified in using their positions to advance personal views. Advocating a different approach?one that eschews ideology but still values personal perspective?H. Jefferson Powell... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.00
Gathered from the popular website www.StellaAwards.com, The True Stella Awards is an outrageous collection of America?s most frivolous lawsuits Named for Stella Liebeck, the woman who won a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after spilling hot McDonald?s coffee on herself, humorist Randy Cassingham?s popular website chronicles the hard-to-believe and... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2004; US$ 454.25
No other reference on the U.S. Supreme Court offers so much detail and insight in so readable a format. Now revised and updated through 2003, this classic reference explains everything readers need to know about the Supreme Court, from its origins and how it functions, to the people who have shaped it and the impact of its decisions on American life. more...