The Judicial Branch

The Judicial Branch

Interpreting America's Laws

Book - 2008
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The Supreme Court of the United States decides which laws are constitutional. It is the supreme law of the land. But the federal judiciary is more than just the Supreme Court, it is also the judges of the federal and district courts. Learn about the history of the federal judiciary, its organization and responsibilities, important cases that have challenged the court over time, key people in United States legal history, and what the judicial branch does today. Book jacket.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : MyReportLinks.com Books, 2008
ISBN: 9781598450590
159845059X
Branch Call Number: j 347.7326 M178j 2008
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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For his first chapter, author Hamed Madani uses the disputed outcome of the 2000 presidential election as the backdrop to introduce the United States Supreme Court. Detailed chapters follow--explaining the history of the Judiciary, its organization and responsibilities, important cases that have ... Read More »

Explains the history of the Judiciary, its organization and responsibilities, important cases that have challenged the court over time, key people in the office, and what the judicial branch does today.


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