Landmark Supreme Court Cases, Gold Edition

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

Great for classroom debate and reports, each book covers a landmark Supreme Court case. While including information about the issues leading up to the case and the people involved in the case, the present-day effects of the Court’s decision will also be discussed. "Gold Edition" books signify important court cases with major societal impact.

  • A library of landmark Supreme Court cases
  • Explains the issues leading up to the case, the people involved, and the present-day effects of the Court’s decision
  • Good for reports and classroom debate
  • Supports the Social Studies curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 104–112pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
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District of Columbia v. Heller

District of Columbia v. Heller

The Right to Bear Arms Case

Tom Streissguth
On June 26, 2008, the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. HELLER. By a vote of 5 to 4, the court struck down a ban on guns as a violation of the Second Amendment...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3430-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Furman v. Georgia

Furman v. Georgia

The Death Penalty Case, Revised Edition

D.J. Herda
Should the death penalty be considered cruel and unusual punishment? This was the question brought before the United States Supreme Court in 1972. In FURMAN V. GEORGIA: THE DEATH PENALTY CASE, author D...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3428-0
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New York Times v. United States

New York Times v. United States

National Security and Censorship, Revised Edition

D.J. Herda
Should news providers be allowed to publish stories that may prove embarrassing to the United States government? This was the question the United States Supreme Court had to consider in the case of NEW YORK TIMES V...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3429-7
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The Dred Scott Case

The Dred Scott Case

Slavery and Citizenship, Revised Edition

D.J. Herda
Slave or citizen? This was the key question that Dred Scott brought to the United States Supreme Court in May of 1857. Author D. J. Herda examines the ideas and arguments behind this landmark case. Presented in a lively, thought-provoking overview, Herda brings to life the people, the case, and the fateful decision that upheld the legality of slavery...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3427-3
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