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The history of the Supreme Court

Author: Peter H Irons; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2003.
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A thirty-six lecture course that traces the development of the United States Supreme Court from its founding to the present, with a focus on the landmark cases that have reflected conflicts in American society.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Audiobooks on compact discs
History
Cases
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Irons; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565857518 9781565857513 9791565857512
OCLC Number: 53310289
Notes: Compact discs.
In three containers, each containing 6 audio CD's and one course guidebook.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Peter Irons of the University of California at San Diego.
Description: 18 audio discs (approximately 1080 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Contents: lecture 1. Personality and principle --
lecture 2. Shaping the Constitution and the Court --
lecture 3. Ratification and the Bill of Rights --
lecture 4. John Marshall takes control --
lecture 5. Impeachment, contract and federal power --
lecture 6. Roger Taney takes control --
lecture 7. A small pleasant-looking negro --
lecture 8. The Civil War amendments --
lecture 9. Separate but equal --
lecture 10. Two justices from Boston --
lecture 11. The laissez-faire court --
lecture 12. Clear and present danger --
lecture 13. The Taft Court and the twenties --
lecture 14. Wins and losses for New Deal laws --
lecture 15. Court packing and constitutional revolution --
lecture 16. The New Dealers take control --
lecture 17. Beyond the reach of majorities --
lecture 18. Pearl Harbor and panic --
lecture 19. The Supreme Court and the Communist Party --
lecture 20. Thurgood Marshall, lawyer and justice --
lecture 21. Five Jim Crow schools and five cases --
lecture 22. The hearts and minds of black children --
lecture 23. War against the Constitution --
lecture 24. Earl Warren, politician to Chief Justice --
lecture 25. We beg thy blessings --
lecture 26. You have the right to remain silent --
lecture 27. The Warren Court reshapes the Constitution --
lecture 28. Earl Warren leaves, Warren Burger arrives --
lecture 29. A right to privacy --
lecture 30. From abortion to Watergate --
lecture 31. The court faces affirmative action --
lecture 32. Down from the pedestal, out of the closet --
lecture 33. Burning flags and burning crosses --
lecture 34. Prayer and abortion return to the court --
lecture 35. One vote decides two crucial cases --
lecture 36. Looking back and looking ahead.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Responsibility: Peter Irons.

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A thirty-six lecture course that traces the development of the United States Supreme Court from its founding to the present, with a focus on the landmark cases that have reflected conflicts in American society.

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