Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 March 2009

528 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195379396

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The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

Second Edition

Edited by Kermit Hall and James W Ely Jr.

  • Offers lively and insightful accounts of the most important cases ever argued before the Court.

New to this Edition:

  • Contains more than 450 entries on major Supreme Court cases, including 53 new entries on the latest landmark rulings.
  • Each entry provides the United States Reports citation, the date the case was argued and decided, the vote of the Justices, who wrote the opinion for the Court, who concurred, and who dissented.
  • Feature an informative account of the particulars of the case, the legal and social background, the reasoning behind the Courts decision, and the cases impact on American society.
  • An extensive Further Reading section and revised the Case Index and Topical Index.

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