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Published: 28 December 2006

256 Pages | 57 halftone 36 color illus.


ISBN: 9780195311891

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The Pursuit of Justice

Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped America

Kermit L. Hall and John J. Patrick

  • Includes a survey of the thirty Supreme Court cases that are considered the most important for Americans to understand
  • Cases range across three centuries of American history
  • For each case there is an introductory essay providing historical background and legal commentary as well as excerpts from the decision(s); related documents such as briefs or evidence, with headnotes and/or marginal commentary, and features or sidebars on principal players in the decisions

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