Multcolib Everybody Reads 2014: The Supreme Court through the years

The Brethren
The Brethren Inside the Supreme Court By Woodward, Bob Book - 2005 347.7326 W899b 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:A detailed behind-the-scenes account of the Supreme Court in action, the authors give us an unprecedented view of the Chief and Associate Justices -- maneuvering, arguing, politicking, compromising and making decisions that affect every major area of American life.

The Supremes' Greatest Hits
The Supremes' Greatest Hits The 37 Supreme Court Cases That Most Directly Affect your Life By Trachtman, Michael G. Book - 2009 347.73260264 T759s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Here are 37 of the most significant issues the Court has grappled with; 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, right down to their cliff-hanging endings.

The U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court A Very Short Introduction By Greenhouse, Linda Book - 2012 347.7326 G813u 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Author Greenhouse draws on her deep knowledge of the court's history and of its written and unwritten rules to show readers how the Supreme Court really works.

Courtwatchers Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History By Cushman, Clare Book - 2011 347.732609 C986 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:"In the first Supreme Court history told primarily through eyewitness accounts from Court insiders, Clare Cushman provides readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the people, practices, and traditions that have shaped an American institution for more than two hundred years." (Publisher)

The Nine
The Nine Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court By Toobin, Jeffrey Book - 2007 347.7326 T668n 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:From Anthony Kennedy's self-importance, to Antonin Scalia's combativeness, to David Souter's eccentricity, and even Sandra Day O'Connor's fateful breach with President George W. Bush, this book offers a rare personal look at how the individual style of each justice affects the way in which they wield their considerable power.

The Roberts Court
The Roberts Court The Struggle for the Constitution By Coyle, Marcia Book - 2013 347.7326 C8815r 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Marcia Coyle's inside account captures how those cases began and how they ultimately exposed the great divides among the justices.

Young Thurgood
Young Thurgood The Making of A Supreme Court Justice By Gibson, Larry S. Book - 2012 B-Ma359g 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:A close examination of Thurgood Marshall's earlier formative years in Maryland when his personality, attitudes, priorities, and work habits had crystallized.

Landmark Supreme Court Cases
Landmark Supreme Court Cases The Most Influential Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States By Hartman, Gary R. Book - 2004 R- 347.7326 H333L 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:The authors describe some 350 influential US Supreme Court decisions.

Out of Order
Out of Order Stories From the History of the Supreme Court By O'Connor, Sandra Day Book - 2013 347.732609 O188o 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:From the first woman to sit on the United States Supreme Court comes this fascinating book about the history and evolution of the highest court in the land.

A People's History of the Supreme Court
A People's History of the Supreme Court The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped Our Constitution By Irons, Peter H. Book - 2006 347.7326 I713p 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Peter Irons chronicles the decisions that have influenced virtually every aspect of our society, from the debates over judicial power to controversial rulings in the past regarding slavery, racial segregation, and abortion, as well as more current cases about school prayer, the Bush/Gore election results, and "enemy combatants."

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