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by Thomas T. Lewis,Richard L. Wilson,R. Kent Rasmussen,Rowena Wildin

Author: Thomas T. Lewis,Richard L. Wilson,R. Kent Rasmussen,Rowena Wildin
Subcategory: Rules & Procedures
Language: English
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc (August 1, 2000)
Category: Law
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Most Supreme Court justices have detailed biographies that explain their particular approaches to jurisprudence. Entries cover almost every aspect of the Supreme Court's storied past and controversial present, with some quite notable exceptions

Most Supreme Court justices have detailed biographies that explain their particular approaches to jurisprudence. Entries cover almost every aspect of the Supreme Court's storied past and controversial present, with some quite notable exceptions. For example, readers who are looking for relevant information on recent interpretations of the Sixth, Ninth, and Fourteenth Amendments since 9/11 will be disappointed.

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Supreme Court Biography. Personal Name: Lewis, Thomas T. (Thomas Tandy). On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. Personal Name: Wilson, Richard . 1944-. Download Encyclopedia of the . The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

On July 1, 1991, President George H. W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court of the United States to replace Thurgood Marshall, who had announced his retirement. The nomination proceedings were contentious from the start, especially over the issue of abortion, and many women's groups and civil rights groups opposed Thomas on the basis of his conservative political views, as they had also opposed Bush's Supreme Court nominee from the previous year, David Souter.

Clarence Thomas is an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George . Bush (R) to fill the seat left vacant by Thurgood Marshall and was sworn in on October 23, 1991, becoming the second black justice to sit on the Court in . Thomas began his legal career as an assistant attorney general of Missouri.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The . Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a lower court ruling that allowed a lawsuit to proceed against managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp (N:IBM) employees centering on allegations that officials failed to disclose that IBM's microelectronics business was over-valued. The justices sent the case back to the lower court for a further legal analysis. IBM is not a defendant in the lawsuit filed in New York federal court by plaintiffs who were participants in IBM's retirement plan. Supreme Court tosses lower court ruling that allowed IBM retirement.

Supreme Court of the United States. World Heritage Encyclopedia is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. All judges appointed before 1695 were reappointed in that year (except John Richards, who had died) because the legislation creating the court was vetoed in that year by the Privy Council. Several further attempts to legislate the court's existence were vetoed, and it was not until 1699 that the provincial assembly enacted laws creating courts that satisfied the Privy Council.

"Succinct topical essays, easy-to-read headers, extensive cross-references, and lists of further readings make this encyclopedia particularly valuable to researchers looking for Supreme Court information. The entries comprise landmark cases, biographical data of justices and other prominent figures, types of law, and the court's impact on U.S. Constitutional law. A roster of justices and the presidents who nominated them, a time line, and a table of important federal statutes round out this handsome set."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.Essays present a profile of the Supreme Court, providing information on its significant decisions, stances on issues, constitutional amendments and clauses, biographical sketches of justices, and the Court's powers and practices.