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Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court

Covers the Court's entire history; its operations; its power in relation to other branches of government; major decisions affecting the other branches, the states, individual rights and liberties; and biographies of the justices.

Main Author: Savage, David G., 1950-
Corporate Author: Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Other Authors: Biskupic, Joan.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2004
Edition: 4th ed.
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245 1 0 |a Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court  |h [electronic resource] /  |c David G. Savage. 
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246 3 |a Guide to the United States Supreme Court 
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250 |a 4th ed. 
260 |a Washington, D.C. :  |b CQ Press,  |c c2004. 
500 |a Rev. ed. of: Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court / Joan Biskupic and Elder Witt. 3rd ed. c1997. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
520 |a Covers the Court's entire history; its operations; its power in relation to other branches of government; major decisions affecting the other branches, the states, individual rights and liberties; and biographies of the justices. 
533 |a Electronic reproduction.  |b Farmington Hills, Mi :  |c Gale.  |n Available via World Wide Web. 
534 |p Original:  |e 2 v. (xii, 1272, 69 p.) : ill., maps ; 29 cm. 
538 |a Mode of access: Internet. 
505 0 |a v. 1. pt. I. Origins and development of the Court -- 1. Origins of judicial power -- The foundations -- A slow start, 1790-1800 -- Establishment of power, 1801-1835 -- A remarkable term, 1819 -- States' rights, 1836-1860 -- War and recovery, 1861-1872 -- The balance of power,1873-1888 -- 2. From the Gilded Age to the Great Depression -- Business at the court, 1889-1919 -- New times, old court, 1920-1937 -- 3. The New Deal, civil rights, and the conservative revival -- The switch in time : the New Deal transition, 1937 -- The court, civil liberties, and civil rights, 1938-1968 -- The conservative revival, 1969-2003 and beyond -- pt. II. The Court and the federal system -- 4. The Court and the powers of Congress : Article I -- Judicial review and legislative power-- The commerce power -- Fiscal and monetary powers -- The power over foreign affairs -- The power to admit states, govern territories, and grant citizenship -- The power to amend the constitution -- The power to investigate -- The power over internal affairs -- 5. The Court and the powers of the president : Article II -- The Commander in Chief -- The architect of foreign policy -- The president as executive -- The power to veto and to pardon -- Privilege and immunity -- The president versus the Court -- 6. The Court and judicial power : Article III -- Federal jurisdiction -- Federal judicial power -- Judicial restraint -- 7. The Court and the states -- Judicial review and the states -- The states and the economy -- The states and the individual -- The state as sovereign -- Interstate relations -- pt. III. The Court and the individual -- 8. The Court and the individual -- A narrow base, 1789-1865 -- The Civil War Amendments -- Freedom for ideas -- Political rights -- Equality before the law -- Fundamental fairness -- 9. Freedom for ideas : the First Amendment and the right to believe, to speak, to assemble, to petition, and to publish -- Freedom of speech -- Freedom of the press -- Freedom of religion -- 10. The rights of political participation -- Fair elections and the right to vote -- The right to an equal vote -- Freedom of political association -- 11. Crime and punishment -- A fair trail -- Search and seizure -- Self-incrimination -- The aid of legal counsel -- Double jeopard -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- 12. Equal rights and personal liberties -- Racial equality -- Equal protection : the alien and the poor -- Sex discrimination -- Liberty and privacy -- 
505 0 |a v. 2. pt. IV. Pressures on the Court -- 13. Congressional pressure -- Pressures on the justices -- Pressures on the institution -- Reversals of rulings -- 14. Presidential pressure -- Presidential reasoning -- The "court-packers" -- Routes to the Court -- The "save-the seat" syndrome -- The Court as a campaign issue -- 15. The Court, the press, and the public -- Early years, 1790-1850 -- Middle years, 1851-1900 -- Twentieth century, 1901-1950 -- The Modern Era, 1951-2004 and beyond -- Covering the high court -- pt. V. The Court at work -- 16. Operations and traditions of the Court -- The schedule of the term -- Reviewing cases -- Arguments -- Conferences -- Opinions -- Traditions of the Court -- 17. The people of the Court -- The Chief Justice -- The justices -- Supporting personnel -- Supreme Court lawyers -- Supporting organizations -- 18. Courtrooms and costs -- Housing the Court -- Cost of the Court -- pt. VI. Members of the Court -- 19. Members of the court -- The president shall appoint ... -- Justices' characteristics -- Controversial justices -- 20. Brief biographies -- Reference materials -- Appendix A. Chronological documents and texts -- Declaration of Independence -- Articles of Confederation -- Constitution of the United States -- Judiciary Act of 1789 -- Marbury v. Madison (1803) -- McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) -- Circuit Court of Appeals Act of 1891 -- Judiciary Act of 1925 -- Roosevelt's 1937 Court Reform Plan -- Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954) -- Bush v. Gore (2000) -- Grutter v. Bollinger (2003) -- Lawrence v. Texas (2003) -- Rules of the Supreme Court -- Appendix B. Tables, lists, and graphical data -- Natural courts -- Supreme Court nominations, 1789-2003 -- Glossary of common legal terms -- Acts of congress held unconstitutional -- Chronology of major decisions of the Court, 1790-2003 -- Map of the federal court system. 
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