Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court, 2nd Edition

  • Tony Mauro
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  • ISBN-10: 1604263644
  • ISBN-13: 9781604263640
  • DDC: 347.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Acclaimed by researchers, students, and general readers, this informative, lively, and easy-to-use volume fills the public need for information about key recent and historical cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Now significantly updated, this new edition includes all the new major cases-over twenty five in total-handed down by the Court since the first edition was published in 2000. The new entries include many high-profile cases that have stirred public controversy, including:

  • Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000), granting the right to exclude homosexuals from leadership positions in the Boy Scouts
  • Bush v. Gore (2000), ceasing ballot recounts in the 2000 presidential election
  • PGA Tour v. Martin (2001), obliging the PGA to accommodate a disabled golfer
  • Lawrence v. Texas (2003), stating that a law criminalizing same-sex sodomy violates due process
  • Gratz/Grutter v. Bollinger (2003), stating that an affirmative action program to achieve diversity in universities may or may not violate the equal protection clause, depending on how it's implemented

In each of the over 100 cases summarized, author Tony Mauro succinctly describes the decision, provides background and facts of the case, the vote and highlights of the decision with verbatim excerpts, and, in conclusion, discusses the long-term impact of the decision on United States citizens and U.S. society.

Topic search aids let readers easily trace the evolution and impact of rulings in particular issue areas. Added features also enhance the volume, including many new portraits, political cartoons, and drawings, a comprehensive bibliography and an easy-to-access case/subject index. A perfect starting point for research on Supreme Court decisions, this newly updated volume is an essential addition to every public, high school, and college library.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Cases Arranged Alphabetically.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Affirmative Action.
2: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
3: Grutter v. Bollinger.
4: Capital Punishment.
5: Furman v. Georgia.
6: Thompson v. Oklahoma.
7: Roper v. Simmons.
8: Civil Rights.
9: Slaughterhouse Cases.
10: Buck v. Bell.
11: Goldberg v. Kelly.
12: Plyler v. Doe.
13: PGA Tour v. Martin.
14: Commerce Power.
15: Gibbons v. Ogden.
16: Muller v. Oregon.
17: Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States.
18: Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States.
19: National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp..
20: Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States.
21: United States v. Lopez.
22: Gonzales v. Raich.
23: Copyright.
24: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster.
25: Environmental Law.
26: Sierra Club v. Morton.
27: Establishment of Religion.
28: School District of Abington Township v. Schempp.
29: Lemon v. Kurtzman.
30: Edwards v. Aguillard.
31: Lee v. Weisman.
32: Agostini v. Felton.
33: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe.
34: Good News Club v. Milford Central School.
35: Zelman v. Simmons-Harris.
36: Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow.
37: Ten Commandments Cases.
38: Free Exercise of Religion.
39: Cantwell v. Connecticut.
40: Bob Jones University v. United States.
41: City of Boerne v. Flores.
42: Freedom of Association.
43: NAACP v. Button.
44: Roberts v. United States Jaycees.
45: Freedom of the Press.
46: Near v. Minnesota.
47: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan.
48: Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. Federal Communications Commission.
49: New York Times Co. v. United States.
50: Branzburg v. Hayes.
51: Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia.
52: Chandler v. Florida.
53: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.
54: Freedom of Speech.
55: Schenck v. United States.
56: Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire.
57: West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette.
58: Dennis v. United States.
59: Brandenburg v. Ohio.
60: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District.
61: Miller v. California.
62: Buckley v. Valeo.
63: Texas v. Johnson.
64: Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union.
65: Republican Party of Minnesota v. White.
66: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission.
67: Gay Rights.
68: Bowers v. Hardwick.
69: Romer v. Evans.
70: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.
71: Lawrence v. Texas.
72: Habeas Corpus.
73: Ex Parte Milligan.
74: Powers of the President.
75: United States v. Nixon.
76: Clinton v. Jones.
77: Privacy.
78: Pierce v. Society of Sisters.
79: Griswold v. Connecticut.
80: Roe v. Wade.
81: Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health.
82: Property Rights.
83: Proprietors of Charles River Bridge v. Proprietors of Warren Bridge.
84: Lochner v. New York.
85: Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co..
86: Kelo v. City of New London.
87: Racial Discrimination.
88: United States v. The Schooner Amistad.
89: Scott v. Sandford.
90: Civil Rights Cases.
91: Yick Wo v. Hopkins.
92: Plessy v. Ferguson.
93: Shelley v. Kraemer.
94: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
95: Loving v. Virginia.
96: Griggs v. Duke Power Co..
97: Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education.
98: Right to Counsel.
99: Powell v. Alabama.
100: Gideon v. Wainwright.
101: Miranda v. Arizona.
102: In re Gault.
103: Right to Trial by Jury.
104: Apprendi v. New Jersey.
105: Search and Seizure.
106: Mapp v. Ohio.
107: Katz v. United States.
108: Terry v. Ohio.
109: New Jersey v. T.L.O..
110: Vernonia School District 47J v. Acton.
111: Kyllo v. United States.
112: Separation of Powers.
113: Marbury v. Madison.
114: McCulloch v. Maryland.
115: Cherokee Cases.
116: Humphrey’s Executor v. United States.
117: Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer.
118: Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha.
119: Sex Discrimination.
120: Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson.
121: United States v. Virginia.
122: Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education.
123: Voting Rights.
124: Smith v. Allwright.
125: Baker v. Carr.
126: Oregon v. Mitchell.
127: Shaw v. Reno.
128: Bush v. Gore.
129: War Powers.
130: Korematsu v. United States.
131: Rosenberg v. United States.
132: Detainee Cases.
Reference Materials.
Constitution of the United States.
The Justices.
Succession Chart of Supreme Court Seats.
Thumbnail Sketch of the Supreme Court’s History.
Online Sources of Decisions.
How to Read a Court Citation.
Glossary of Common Legal Terms.
Selected Bibliography.
Author Biography.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Cases Arranged Alphabetically.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Affirmative Action.
2: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
3: Grutter v. Bollinger.
4: Capital Punishment.
5: Furman v. Georgia.
6: Thompson v. Oklahoma.
7: Roper v. Simmons.
8: Civil Rights.
9: Slaughterhouse Cases.
10: Buck v. Bell.
11: Goldberg v. Kelly.
12: Plyler v. Doe.
13: PGA Tour v. Martin.
14: Commerce Power.
15: Gibbons v. Ogden.
16: Muller v. Oregon.
17: Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States.
18: Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States.
19: National Labor Relations Board v. Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp..
20: Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States.
21: United States v. Lopez.
22: Gonzales v. Raich.
23: Copyright.
24: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster.
25: Environmental Law.
26: Sierra Club v. Morton.
27: Establishment of Religion.
28: School District of Abington Township v. Schempp.
29: Lemon v. Kurtzman.
30: Edwards v. Aguillard.
31: Lee v. Weisman.
32: Agostini v. Felton.
33: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe.
34: Good News Club v. Milford Central School.
35: Zelman v. Simmons-Harris.
36: Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow.
37: Ten Commandments Cases.
38: Free Exercise of Religion.
39: Cantwell v. Connecticut.
40: Bob Jones University v. United States.
41: City of Boerne v. Flores.
42: Freedom of Association.
43: NAACP v. Button.
44: Roberts v. United States Jaycees.
45: Freedom of the Press.
46: Near v. Minnesota.
47: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan.
48: Red Lion Broadcasting Co. v. Federal Communications Commission.
49: New York Times Co. v. United States.
50: Branzburg v. Hayes.
51: Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Virginia.
52: Chandler v. Florida.
53: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.
54: Freedom of Speech.
55: Schenck v. United States.
56: Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire.
57: West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette.
58: Dennis v. United States.
59: Brandenburg v. Ohio.
60: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District.
61: Miller v. California.
62: Buckley v. Valeo.
63: Texas v. Johnson.
64: Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union.
65: Republican Party of Minnesota v. White.
66: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission.
67: Gay Rights.
68: Bowers v. Hardwick.
69: Romer v. Evans.
70: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale.
71: Lawrence v. Texas.
72: Habeas Corpus.
73: Ex Parte Milligan.
74: Powers of the President.
75: United States v. Nixon.
76: Clinton v. Jones.
77: Privacy.
78: Pierce v. Society of Sisters.
79: Griswold v. Connecticut.
80: Roe v. Wade.
81: Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health.
82: Property Rights.
83: Proprietors of Charles River Bridge v. Proprietors of Warren Bridge.
84: Lochner v. New York.
85: Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co..
86: Kelo v. City of New London.
87: Racial Discrimination.
88: United States v. The Schooner Amistad.
89: Scott v. Sandford.
90: Civil Rights Cases.
91: Yick Wo v. Hopkins.
92: Plessy v. Ferguson.
93: Shelley v. Kraemer.
94: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
95: Loving v. Virginia.
96: Griggs v. Duke Power Co..
97: Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education.
98: Right to Counsel.
99: Powell v. Alabama.
100: Gideon v. Wainwright.
101: Miranda v. Arizona.
102: In re Gault.
103: Right to Trial by Jury.
104: Apprendi v. New Jersey.
105: Search and Seizure.
106: Mapp v. Ohio.
107: Katz v. United States.
108: Terry v. Ohio.
109: New Jersey v. T.L.O..
110: Vernonia School District 47J v. Acton.
111: Kyllo v. United States.
112: Separation of Powers.
113: Marbury v. Madison.
114: McCulloch v. Maryland.
115: Cherokee Cases.
116: Humphrey’s Executor v. United States.
117: Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer.
118: Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha.
119: Sex Discrimination.
120: Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson.
121: United States v. Virginia.
122: Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education.
123: Voting Rights.
124: Smith v. Allwright.
125: Baker v. Carr.
126: Oregon v. Mitchell.
127: Shaw v. Reno.
128: Bush v. Gore.
129: War Powers.
130: Korematsu v. United States.
131: Rosenberg v. United States.
132: Detainee Cases.
Reference Materials.
Constitution of the United States.
The Justices.
Succession Chart of Supreme Court Seats.
Thumbnail Sketch of the Supreme Court’s History.
Online Sources of Decisions.
How to Read a Court Citation.
Glossary of Common Legal Terms.
Selected Bibliography.
Author Biography.
Index.