Contemporary Supreme Court Cases: Landmark Decisions since Roe v. Wade, 2nd Edition

  • Donald E. Lively
  • D. Scott Broyles
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837139
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837135
  • DDC: 342.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 746 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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With its blend of accessible writing and actual excerpts from Court opinions, this book serves to explain the legal and cultural underpinnings of landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions of the past 35 years—and to illuminate how these decisions have shaped the trajectory and character of modern American society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Alphabetical Table of Cases.
Chronological Table of Cases.
Separation and Distribution of Powers.
1: The Power of Judicial Review.
2: United States v. Nixon.
3: The Power of the President.
4: Dames and Moore v. Regan.
5: Morrison v. Olson.
6: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld.
7: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.
8: Boumediene v. Bush.
9: Medellin v. Texas.
10: The Power of Congress.
11: Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha.
12: King v. Burwell.
Power to Regulate or Affect the Economy.
13: Federal Power.
14: United States v. Lopez.
15: Gonzales v. Raich.
16: National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Sebelius.
17: State Power.
18: City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey.
19: Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency.
20: Federal Preemption of State Power.
21: Pacific Gas and Electric Co. v. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission.
22: Arizona v. United States.
23: Privileges and Immunities.
24: Baldwin v. Fish and Game Commission of Montana.
Equality Concepts.
25: Race.
26: Keyes v. School District No. 1, Denver, Colorado.
27: Milliken v. Bradley.
28: Washington v. Davis.
29: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
30: City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co..
31: Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena.
32: Grutter v. Bollinger.
33: Gratz v. Bollinger.
34: Fisher v. University of Texas.
35: Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.
36: Gender.
37: Craig v. Boren.
38: United States v. Virginia.
39: Fundamental Rights.
40: San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez.
41: Bush v. Gore.
Individual Rights and Liberties.
42: First Amendment: Freedom of Speech (Content Regulation).
43: Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc..
44: Hustler Magazine v. Falwell.
45: Snyder v. Phelps.
46: Miller v. California.
47: New York v. Ferber.
48: United States v. Stevens.
49: Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association.
50: R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul.
51: Virginia v. Black.
52: Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc..
53: Texas v. Johnson.
54: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission.
55: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
56: McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.
57: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.
58: First Amendment: Freedom of Speech (Content-Neutral Regulation).
59: Perry Education Association v. Perry Local Educators’ Association.
60: Rosenberger v. University of Virginia.
61: City of Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc..
62: Madsen v. Women’s Health Center, Inc..
63: National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley.
64: United States v. American Library Association, Inc..
65: First Amendment: Freedom of Association.
66: Roberts v. United States Jaycees.
67: First Amendment: Freedom of the Press.
68: Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart.
69: Zurcher v. Stanford Daily.
70: Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court.
71: Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Tornillo.
72: Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation.
73: Sable Communications of California, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission.
74: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission.
75: Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union.
76: Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition.