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Encyclopedia Of The Supreme Court Of The United States (2008)

Published: Detroit, Mich. : Macmillan Reference USA, c2008
Description:  1 online resource (5 v. (2659 p.)) : ill
ISBN/ISSN: 9780028661292 (electronic book), 9780028661247 (set), 9780028661292 (electronic book), 9780028661254 (v. 1), 9780028661261 (v. 2), 9780028661278 (v. 3), 9780028661285 (v. 4), 9780028661308 (v. 5),
Language:  English

Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation

Volume 1. Introduction -- Preface -- Key to citations -- List of articles -- Thematic outline -- List of contributors -- Encyclopedia of the supreme court of the united states A - C -- Volume 2. Encyclopedia of the supreme court of the united states D- I -- Volume 3. Encyclopedia of the supreme court of the united states J -O -- Volume 4. Encyclopedia of the supreme court of the united states P - S -- Volume 5. Encyclopedia of the supreme court of the united states T - Z -- Chronology -- Primary sources -- List of justices -- Glossary -- Subject index -- Case index Related Searches:
United States. -- Supreme Court -- Encyclopedias
United States. -- Supreme Court -- History

Additional Credits:
Tanenhaus, David Spinoza, editor
Gale Group

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