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"Each entry provides an up-to-date official 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. More importantly, the entries feature an informative account of the particulars of the case, the legal and social background, the reasoning behind the Court's decision, and the case's impact on American society."--Front flap of jacket.
Rev. ed. of: The Oxford guide to United States Supreme Court decisions / edited by Kermit L. Hall. 1999.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-456) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction United States Supreme Court Decisions Glossary of Terms Appendix One: The Constitution of the United States Appendix Two: Nominations and Succession of the Justices ; Supreme Court Nominations ; Appointments, by Presidential Term ; Chronology of the Justices' Succession ; Succession of the Justices.