The Handy Supreme Court Answer BookBook - 2008
Exploring the social, cultural, and political atmosphere in which judges are nominated and serve, this guide book answers questions such as:
*When did the tradition of nine justices on the bench begin?*When did the practice of hiring law clerks to assist with legal research and writing begin?*How do cases reach the Supreme Court?
*Details on historic decisions--including Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona, and Bush v. Gore--accompany a thorough history of all 17 Supreme Court Chief Justices.