History

The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Author: Kermit L. Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Category: History

Page: 428

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Offers accounts of over four hundred cases argued before the Supreme Court, including Marbury v. Madison, Scott v. Sandford, and Brown v. Board of Education.
Law

The Oxford companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 1239

View: 819

The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.
Law

The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Author: Kermit Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 499

View: 462

Here are the landmark decisions that have shaped American life, described by some of America's most eminent legal scholars. The new edition contains more than 450 entries on major cases, including 53 new entries on the latest landmark rulings. This outstanding guide serves as an excellent introduction to the work of the Court from the late eighteenth century to the present day.
History

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Author: Paul S. Boyer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 940

View: 256

Provides more than 1400 entries covering the social, cultural, intellectual, artistic, and religious trends of the United States over the past three hundred years.
Law

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit L. Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 1239

View: 916

The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.
History

The Oxford companion to American law

Author: Kermit Hall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 912

View: 893

The comprehensive reference guide to American law features entries written by more than three hundred experts on everything from the Salem witchcraft trials to wiretapping.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The Supreme Court of the United States

Author: John J. Patrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 416

View: 924

This completely revised and updated third edition to the Young Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (1994) and The Supreme Court of the United States, second edition (2001) contains a complete, A-to-Z encyclopedia of the Supreme Court, its history, and current operations. This third edition includes new articles on six cases: American Library Association v. United States (2003), Bush v. Gore (2000), Grutter v. Bollinger (2003), Lawrence v. Texasr (2003), Pierce v. Society of Sisters (1925), and Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (2002). Other new articles cover Fundamental rights doctrine, Intermediate scrutiny, Preferred freedoms doctrine, Strict scrutiny, and National security issues. There are updates to articles on all sitting justices, and new articles on the two newly appointed justices, Chief Justice John Roberts and Samuel Alito. The following 17 articles are updated with new examples and cases: Abortion, Affirmative action, Appointment of justices, Capital punishment, Due process of law, Equality under the Constitution, Federalism, Freedom of speech and press, Impeachment, Jurisdiction, Lemon test, Privacy, right to, Property rights, Religious issues under the Constitution, Rights of the accused, Searches and seizures, Separation of powers. All of the back matter is thoroughly updated.
Literary Criticism

The Oxford Companion to American Literature

Author: James D. Hart

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 779

View: 741

Covers the movements, authors, genres, critics, awards, and many other aspects of American literature