The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 17th edition has been updated with 20 new cases, including landmark decisions on such topics as campaign finance, Obamacare, gay marriage, the First Amendment, search and seizure, among others. Updated through the end of the 2017 Supreme Court session, this book remains an indispensable resource for undergraduate and law school students, lawyers, and everyone interested in our nation's laws and Constitution.
About the Author
John R. Vile is professor of political science at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author or editor of numerous books on political science and constitutional law, including Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, The Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, and A Companion to the U.S. Constitution and Its Amendments.