Essential Supreme Court Decisions

Essential Supreme Court Decisions

Summaries Of Leading Cases In U.S. Constitutional Law

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Features summaries of frequently cited cases detailing the issue, decisions and reasons behind it, and pertinent corollary cases.

Blackwell Publishing
"Having worn well for more than half a century, Essential Supreme Court Decisions continues to provide a much-needed, comprehensive, no-nonsense, no-frills format for studying basic elements of constitutional law. No wonder it has been so popular with students and faculty alike."---Henry J. Abraham, James Hart Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia

"The fifteenth edition of Essential Supreme Court Decisions is the most comprehensive collection of Supreme Court decisions in print John R. Vile has admirably carried on the great tradition of this volume, distilling the greatest decisions of the Supreme Court into easy-to-read briefs that explain the context, facts, issues, reasoning, and significance for each. This is an indispensable volume for scholars and professors who want to know and understand what the Court has said and why in its most important cases. The beauty of Essential Supreme Court Decisions is in how easy it is to read, how comprehensive the coverage is, and how scholarly and balanced the treatment of the decisions are."---David Schultz, Hamline University

The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the fifteenth edition has been extensively revised to ensure that it remains the most up-to-date resource available. An essential resource for students, lawyers, and everyone interested in our nation's Constitution and the Supreme Court decisions that explicate it.

Rowman and Littllefield
Revised and now in its 16th edition, Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law is the most up-to-date and historically thorough guide to the American Supreme Court’s most monumental rulings available today. The Supreme Court grapples every day with issues fundamental to our democracy – from religious expression to freedom of speech to cruel and unusual punishment rulings. Terrorism, profiling, same-sex marriage, police stop-and-search statutes, voting rights and our personal right to privacy, and recent landmark rulings regarding all of these issues are analyzed in this edition, showing us the modern iterations of debates that have raged in some shape or form in America throughout its history.

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, :, Rowman & Littlefield,, [2014]
Edition: Sixteenth edition
ISBN: 9781442225565
Characteristics: xxxvi, 581 pages ; 24 cm


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