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This collection of essays looks at over 200 major court cases, at both state and federal levels, from the colonial period to the present. Organized thematically, the articles range from 1,000 to 5,000 words and include recent topics such as the Microsoft antitrust case, the O.J. Simpson trials, and the Clinton impeachment. This new edition includes 43 new essays as well as updates throughout, with end-of-essay bibliographies and indexes by case and subject/name.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415930192
ISBN-10: 0415930197
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x 80mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - John W. Johnson

John W. Johnson is professor and head of the history department at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. He is the author of The Dimensions of Non-Legal Evidence in the American Judicial Process and Insuring Against Disaster: The Nuclear Industry on Trial and has served as series editor for Garland publications on American law and society.