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- ISBN: 9781414486567 | 1414486561
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 6/3/2011
This five-volume resource provides exciting details on key events, people and outcomes of approximately 200 major Supreme Court decisions that had a significant impact on American society. Cases are arranged by topic, introduced with an overview essay. Entries are three to five pages in length, and describe the events leading up to the case, key moments in the proceedings and the Supreme Court's decision, including its contemporary relevance. Also featured are helpful callout boxes providing significant court details and sidebars highlighting court justices, key court figures or important facts about the amendment or part of the Constitution being argued.