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Supremes' Greatest Hits The 34 Supreme Court Cases That Most Directly Affect Your Life

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ISBN-10: 1402741073

ISBN-13: 9781402741074

Edition: 2006

Authors: Michael G. Trachtman

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Can the government seize your house in order to build a shopping mall? Can it determine what you can do to your own body?nbsp; Why are you allowed to copy songs on a CD, but not music files the Internet? The answers to those questions come from the Supreme Court—and its rulings have shaped American life and justice. Here are 34 of the most significant issues it 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. Among the most intriguing: the Dred Scott decision, Miranda v. Arizona, Brown v. Board of Education, Roe v. Wade, and Bush v.…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 1/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction: "A Government of Laws, Not Men"
How the Supreme Court Became Supreme
Marbury V. Madison
Dred Scott V. Sanford
One Nation Under God? Matters of Church and State
Engle V. Vitale
Epperson V. Arkansas
Van Orden V. Perry
McCreary County, Kentucky V. Aclu of Kentucky
Innocent Until Proven Guilty: The Rights of the Accused
Gideon V. Wainwright
Miranda V. Arizona
The Melting Pot: Race, Discrimination, and Diversity
Brown V. Board of Education
Gratz V. Bollinger
Grutter V. Bollinger
Boy Scouts of America V. Dale
Playing Politics
Buckley V. Valeo
Bush V. Gore
The Right of Privacy: From Before the Cradle to the Grave
Griswold V. Connecticut
Roe V. Wade
Washington V. Glucksberg
"Big Government" in Your Business and in Your Backyard
West Coast Hotel Co. V. Parish
Heart of Atlanta Motel V. United States
Katzenbach V. McClung
Burlington Industries V. Ellerth
Standard Oil Co. V. United States
Kelo V. City of New London
Monroe V. Pape
Limiting the Imperial Presidency
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. V. Sawyer
United States V. Nixon
How Free Is Free Speech?
Brandenburg V. Ohio
Miller V. California
Texas V. Johnson
New York Times Co. V. Sullivan
New York Times Co. V. United States
Old Laws and New Technologies
MGM Studios Inc. V. Grokster, Ltd.
Kyllo V. United States
United States V. American Library Association