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A people"s history of the Supreme Court

Peter H. Irons

A people"s history of the Supreme Court

the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution

by Peter H. Irons

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- History.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.,
  • Law -- Political aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [573]-577) and index.

    StatementPeter Irons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8742 .I763 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 588 p. ;
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17924042M
    ISBN 100143037382
    LC Control Number2006044779


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