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Supreme Court and the national will.

Dean Alfange

Supreme Court and the national will.

by Dean Alfange

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesTheodore Roosevelt Memorial Award -- 1
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Open LibraryOL13808552M

  Washington, D.C. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be among the featured speakers at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, along with dozens of best-selling authors, novelists, historians, poets and children’s writers, the Library announced today. This year’s festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, from a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington. The book is neither a memoir of the author's time on the Supreme Court nor a history of the Supreme Court, rather to use her words, it is a collection of "stories of the Court and the Justices that come from the out of order moments, i.e. the moments between the "bang of the gavels" that are seldom seen by the general public that shed light on /5.

The 12 case descriptions in the book are drawn and updated from the second edition of Supreme Court journalist Tony Mauro’s authoritative book Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court. The new book features brief introductions to the backgrounds, highlights, and impact of the 12 landmark cases in the C-SPAN series. These positions appeared to be abandoned by the court in Dec., , when, after Al Gore had sought and won a court-ordered recount from the Florida supreme court, the U.S. Supreme Court split 5–4 along ideological lines and ordered an end to the recount (because a single standard for conducting the recounts had not been established by the.

In Plessy v. Ferguson (), the Supreme Court sanctioned segregation by upholding the doctrine of "separate but equal." The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People disagreed with this ruling, challenging the constitutionality of segregation in the Topeka, Kansas, school system. In , the Court reversed its Plessy. The Supreme Court on Friday granted an emergency request from the Department of Justice to block enforcement of an order to release grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.


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