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The Supreme Court in American Society

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Edited by: Kermit L. Hall

ISBN13: 9780815334347
ISBN: 0815334346
Published: October 2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

As the highest tribunal for all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution, laws, and treaties of the United States, the Supreme Court functions as the pre-eminent guardian and interpreter of the nation's basic law. The story of the Court is, however, more than the sum of cases it has decided or the justices who have decided them; it is the story of the country as a whole, in war and peace, in prosperity and depression, in harmony and discord. These ten volumes show the scope of the Court's interest as a legal, political and cultural entity. They address basic issues in the American constitutional system, such as separation of powers, federalism, individual expression, civil rights and liberties, the protection of property rights and the development of the concept of equality.

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Volume 1: The Supreme Court in and out of the Stream of History: 0-8153-3424-9: 400pp Volume 2: The Justices, Judging, and Judical Reputation: 0-8153-3425-7: 400pp Volume 3: The Path to and From the Supreme Court: 0-8153-3426-5: 400pp Volume 4: Judicial Review and Judicial Power in the Supreme Court: 0-8153-3427-3: 400p Volume 5: The Least Dangerous Branch: Seperation of Powers and Court Packing: 0-8153-3428-1: 400pp Volume 6: A Nation of States: Federalism at the Bar of the Supreme Court: 0-8153-3429-X: 400pp Volume 7: Freedom and Equality: Discrimination and The Supreme Court: 0-8153-3430-3: 400pp Volume 8: Conscience and Belief: The Supreme Court and Religion: 0-8153-3431-1: 400pp Volume 9: Conscience, Expression and Privacy: 0-8153-3432-X: 400pp Volume 10: The Rights of the Accused: The Justices and Criminal Justice 0-8153-3433-8: 400pp