An important reference that provides the historical context and
constitutional perspective of more than 1,000 of the most important
Supreme Court cases. Landmark Decisions of the United States
Supreme Court offers an unparalleled history of the Supreme
Court and its impact on American democracy and society.
Reviews"This source will definitely help researchers to understand decisions they are encountering for the first time…. Recommended. Lower and upper-level undergraduates; general readers." - Choice"The authors’ reputations, expert analysis, and well-written summaries make this an excellent choice. Landmark Decisions of the United States Supreme Court is highly recommended for academic and public libraries" - American Reference Books Annual"The title under review is recommended for academic and public library collections needing to add a current resource or with comprehensive Supreme Court holdings." - Booklist
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Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School
Paul Finkelman is President William McKinley Professor of Law and Public Policy at Albany Law School and the author of more than twenty books including the Library of Congress Civil War Desk Reference.
Melvin I. Urofsky, Virginia Commonwealth University
Melvin I. Urofsky is a professor emeritus of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, earning his A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. at Columbia University and his J.D. at University of Virginia. Urofsky is the author or editor of more than two dozen books on constitutional law, Supreme Court history, and religious freedoms.