The 5-volume Supreme Court Drama: Cases That Changed America, 2nd. ed., provides exciting details on key events, people and outcomes of approximately 200 major Supreme Court decisions that have had a significant impact on American society from the 1800s to the 2000s. The set contains approx. 200 illustrations with cases arranged under topical overview essays. Case entries are three to five pages in length and describe events leading up to the case, key moments in the case, the Supreme Court decision and its relevance to today's students. Also featured are helpful boxes listing key court details and sidebars providing brief biographies of justices and key court figures and important facts about the amendment or part of the Constitution being argued.
"This set is unique in that the authors make court decisions and their impact understandable to younger readers. It is highly recommended for all middle schools as well as high schools in the United States. The work should also be found in public libraries of all sizes. Community college libraries should give serious consideration to purchasing the set as well."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
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