Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

What is the Supreme Court?, by Jill Abramson ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland - lib. bdg

"Best-selling author, former executive editor of the New York Times, and self-confessed political junkie, Jill Abramson has written a detailed and fascinating book that explains how the highest court in the United States works, who gets to serve on it, which cases have had the greatest impact on the country, and why the US justice system is so vital to democracy"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
What is the Supreme Court? -- What is the judiciary? -- The first Monday in October -- Beginnings -- The worst decision ever -- Separate but equal? -- Packing the court -- A decision for Linda Brown -- Rights of the accused -- Marriage and protest -- The 2000 presidential race -- No longer a "men's club" -- It is so ordered -- Timelines
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
108 pages, illustrations, 16 pages unnumbered plates, 20 cm.

Library Locations

  • Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

    147 Park Street, North Reading, MA, 01864, US