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

Author: Linda Greenhouse
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For 30 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Linda Greenhouse chronicled the activities of the U.S. Supreme Court and its justices as a correspondent for the New York Times. In this Very Short Introduction, she 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. Greenhouse offers a fascinating institutional biography of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011031589
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Greenhouse
ISBN: 0199754543 9780199754540 1283428113 9781283428118 019992127X 9780199921270
OCLC Number: 785775626
Description: 1 online resource.
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.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
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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