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The Supreme Court Compendium
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The Supreme Court Compendium
Two Centuries of Data, Decisions, and Developments

Seventh Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)


September 2021 | 848 pages | CQ Press
The Supreme Court Compendium provides historical and statistical information on the Supreme Court: its institutional development; caseload; decision trends; the background, nomination, and voting behavior of its justices; its relationship with public, governmental, and other judicial bodies; and its impact.  With over 180 tables and figures, this new edition is intended to capture the full retrospective picture through the 2013-2014 term of the Roberts Court and the momentous decisions handed down within the last four years, including United States v. Windsor, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, and Shelby County v. Holder.

 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1. The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective
 
Chapter 2. The Supreme Court’s Review Process, Caseload, and Cases
 
Chapter 3. The Supreme Court’s Opinion, Decision, and Outcome Trends
 
Chapter 4. The Justices: Backgrounds, Nominations, and Confirmations
 
Chapter 5. The Justices: Post-Confirmation Activities and Departures from the Court
 
Chapter 6. The Justices: Oral Arguments, Votes, and Opinions
 
Chapter 7. The Supreme Court: Its Political and Legal Environments
 
Chapter 8. The Supreme Court and Public Opinion
 
Index
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The Supreme Court Compendium provides historical and statistical information on the Supreme Court: its institutional development; caseload; decision trends; the background, nomination, and voting behavior of its justices; its relationship with public, governmental, and other judicial bodies; and its impact.  With over 180 tables and figures, this new edition is intended to capture the full retrospective picture through the 2013-2014 term of the Roberts Court and the momentous decisions handed down within the last four years, including United States v. Windsor, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, and Shelby County v. Holder.

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