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- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 65.00
Earl Warren served as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court from 1953 until the end of the tumultuous 1960s. In this book, learn why conservative critics still view this Court as revolutionary and out-of-control, while its liberal fans claim it secured the rule of law for all Americans. more...
- 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...
- 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An important contribution to constitutional literature, this collection of ten unpublished decisions by the Warren Court puts the decision making process of the Supreme Court in a new light.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 2005; US$ 21.99
Discusses the increasing role of interest groups, the press, and the public, whose role is not prescribed in the Constitution in the selection and confirmation of Supreme Court justices and how it affects the process. The author first examines the history and nature of the process, then he looks at the role and impact of other players. 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
The Nine is as informative as it is fascinating, as insightful as it is readable.? ?Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ?Smart and entertaining. . . . The Nine is engaging, erudite, candid, and accessible, often hard to put down. Toobin is a natural storyteller, and the stories he tells are gripping.?? The New York Times Book Review ?Toobin?s... 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...
- 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...