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American legal system; the administration of justice in the United States by Judicial, administrative, military, and arbitral tribunals by
Call Number: KF 5417 M39 1964
Publication Date: 1964
Administration of Justice; Administrative courts; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry; Arbitration and award.
A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments by
Call Number: KF 4550 V55 2015
Publication Date: 2015-03-03
Provides an accessible and informative introduction to the creation, meaning, and continuing role of the Constitution that is suited for high school students, undergraduate audiences, law students and researchers, reference librarians, and interested citizens who want to understand the Constitution and its amendments.
Courts, judges, and politics; an introduction to the judicial process by
Call Number: JK 1551 M8
Publication Date: 
Courts, Judges, and Politics is an effort to illuminate the mysteries of the judicial process. Utilizes private memoranda among the Justices, personal letters between statesmen and critiques from scholars to examine how American judges have faced major problems, and how the judicial approach has been shaped by legal rules, selection of judges, lobbying in the courts by pressure groups, threats of congressional or presidential counteraction and the personal values of the judges themselves.
How Courts Govern America by
Call Number: KF5130 N43
Publication Date: 1981
How Courts Govern America explains the power of the courts by analyzing the structural and operational defects inherent in the other institutions of American government- the electoral system, the executive and legislative branches, the bureaucracy, and political machines.
The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States by
Call Number: KF 8742 A35 O93 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-19
This convenient and authoritative guide to the Supreme Court succeeds well in accomplishing its goal of providing a political, economic, cultural, and legal history of the Court and, by extension, of the very country itself. In more than 1,000 entries, about 300 contributors interpret the Court to the layperson, providing historical context, evaluation, and explanation of its decisions and procedures.
Shaping America by
Call Number: KF 8742 M265 2009
Publication Date: 2009-11-30
Shaping America offers a compelling survey of American history as viewed through the perspective of the United States Supreme Court, concentrating on how the CourtÂs decisions have shaped American society and how the Court in turn has been affected by prevailing political cultures, strong public attitudes, and several dominating justices.