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Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
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Includes transcripts, applications for review, motions, petitions, supplements and other official papers of the most-studied and talked-about cases, including many that resulted in landmark decisions centering on:

  • The interpretation of the Constitution and its amendments
  • Judicial review and the role of the courts in American history
  • States' rights and national sovereignty
  • Free enterprise, banking and commerce
  • Discrimination and modern civil liberties
  • Intellectual property and technology
  • Evolving nature of race, gender, faith and identity

See also Making of Modern Law, Primary Sources, 1626-1926.

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication 
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Vendor Name:Gale Cengage Learning
Research Guides: Federal Government Resources, History, Law, U.S. Federal Government Research
Coverage:1832-1978