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The Supremes' Greatest Hits

The 37 Supreme Court Cases That Most Directly Affect your Life
Trachtman, Michael G. (Book - 2009 )
The Supremes' Greatest Hits


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Does the government have the right to seize your house in order to build a shopping mall? Can it determine what you can do to your own body? How far can it go in regulating your use of the Internet? The answers to those questions come from the Supreme Court#151;and its rulings have shaped American life, justice, and culture. Here are 37 of the most significant issues the Court has grappled with#151;from equal rights to privacy rights, from the limits of speech to the boundaries between church and state. Many of these cases read like thrillers#133;right down to their cliff-hanging endings. nbsp;
Authors: Trachtman, Michael G.
Title: The Supremes' greatest hits
the 37 Supreme Court cases that most directly affect your life
Publisher: New York, NY :, Sterling Pub. Co., Inc.,, c2009
Edition: Rev. & updated ed
Characteristics: ix, 242 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Michael G. Trachtman
Contents: How the Supreme Court became supreme
One nation under God: matters of church and state
Innocent until proven guilty: the rights of the accused
The melting pot: race, discrimination, and diversity
Playing politics
The right to do what you want
"Big government" in your business and in your backyard
Limiting the imperial presidency
How free is free speech?
Old laws and new technologies
President Obama and the Supreme Court: what does the future hold?
ISBN: 9781402768262
1402768265
Branch Call Number: 347.73260264 T759s 2009
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