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History kids. The supreme court

Learn all about the United States Supreme Court. Its history, the role it plays in the government, its powers as well as its checks and balances, the process by which a case gets heard, how the Supreme Court arrives at a...

Confirmation bias : inside Washington's war over the Supreme Court, from Scalia's death to Justice Kavanaugh —Hulse, Carl, author.

"From the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, a richly detailed, news-breaking look at the unprecedented political fight over Antonin Scalia's Supreme Court vacancy and the seemingly irreversible dysfu...

Ruth Justice Ginsburg in her own words

Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in her own Words tells the improbable story of how Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who couldn't get a job despite graduating first in her law school class in a tie and making Law Review at Harvard and Columbi...

Created equal Clarence Thomas in his own words

Although Clarence Thomas remains a controversial figure, few know him beyond his contentious confirmation battle. But beyond the headlines, Thomas' life is a classic American tale; born poor in the segregated South, Only...

The handy Supreme Court answer book —Hudson, David L., 1969-
EBook
2008

From the origins of the court to modern practical matters—including the federal judiciary system, the Supreme Court's session schedule, and the argument, decision, and appeal process—this resource provides ...

Separate but equal

Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case in 1954; viewers follow a young Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer who argued the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students o...

Scalia portrait of a man & jurist

A feature documentary examining the judicial life, influence and legacy of the controversial and influential Supreme Court Justice who, in the words of his colleagues, will go down in history as one of the most important...

The law of the land a history of the Supreme Court —Hall, Kermit.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Utah State University professor, Kermit L. Hall delivers a course that explores the Supreme Court as a living, breathing institution. Listeners will come to know the court through a thorough study of its most significant...

Closed chambers the first eyewitness account of the epic struggles inside the Supreme Court —Lazarus, Edward.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

The author, a Supreme Court law clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun in 1988-89, recounts the methods and procedures the justices use in arriving at a decision. Now a federal prosecutor, Lazarus contends that politics has tak...

Packing the court the rise of judicial power and the coming crisis of the Supreme Court —Burns, James MacGregor.
Large Print
2009
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For decades, James MacGregor Burns has been one of the great masters of the study of power and leadership in America. Now he turns his eye to an institution of government that he believes has become more powerful, and mo...

Closed chambers the first eyewitness account of the epic struggles inside the Supreme Court —Lazarus, Edward.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

The author, a Supreme Court law clerk to Justice Harry Blackmun in 1988-89, recounts the methods and procedures the justices use in arriving at a decision. Now a federal prosecutor, Lazarus contends that politics has tak...

The law of the land a history of the Supreme Court —Hall, Kermit L., 1944-2006.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

Utah State University professor, Kermit L. Hall delivers a course that explores the Supreme Court as a living, breathing institution. Listeners will come to know the court through a thorough study of its most significant...

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