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The U.S. Supreme Court : a very short introduction

Author: Linda Greenhouse
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Very short introductions, 306.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 30 years, the author, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist chronicled the activities of the U.S. Supreme Court and its justices as a correspondent for the New York Times. In this introduction, she draws on her knowledge of the court's history and of its written and unwritten rules to show how the Supreme Court really works. She offers an institutional biography of a place and its people, men and women who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Greenhouse
ISBN: 9780199754540 0199754543
OCLC Number: 743432641
Description: 126 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm.
Contents: Origins --
The court at work (1) --
The justices --
The chief justice --
The court at work (2) --
The court and the other branches --
The court and the public --
The court and the world --
U.S. Constitution, Article III --
The Supreme Court's rules --
Chart of the justices.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 306.
Other Titles: United States Supreme Court
Responsibility: Linda Greenhouse.

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For thirty years, Linda Greenhouse chronicled the activities of the justices as the Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times. In this concise volume, she draws on her deep knowledge of the  Read more...
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"[A] new one-of-a-kind book on the Supreme Court." --SCOTUSblog "Linda Greenhouse has long been one of the most astute observers of the U.S. Supreme Court and most trusted translators of its Read more...

 
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