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The Supreme Court Compendium
Data, Decisions, and Developments

Sixth Edition

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Law & Courts

August 2015 | 872 pages | CQ Press
The Supreme Court Compendium provides historical and statistical information on the Supreme Court: its institutional development; caseload; decision trends; the background, nomination, and voting behavior of its justices; its relationship with public, governmental, and other judicial bodies; and its impact.  With over 180 tables and figures, this new edition is intended to capture the full retrospective picture through the 2013-2014 term of the Roberts Court and the momentous decisions handed down within the last four years, including United States v. Windsor, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, and Shelby County v. Holder.

“This is a valuable resource, but will be best used by those seeking comparative information on specific topics. Recommended for large public, academic, and law libraries."

J. Ray
American Reference Books Annual

"This work provides a remarkably eclectic range of charts, data, and statistics, including longitudinal analyses of the court and its members.  The four academic editors were diligent in their updating, fully rewriting source notes to conform to the naming conventions of the Supreme Court Database (CH, May'10, 47-4801)... For including much original research—superbly organized and indexed—in easy-to-read type and firmly bound with durable paper, the work merits superlative praise reserved for the best in reference-book publishing... Summing Up: Essential. All libraries/levels."

D. Altschiller
Boston University
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Lee J. Epstein

Lee Epstein is Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Epstein has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books, including The Choices Justices Make (co-authored with Jack Knight), which won the Pritchett Award for the Best Book on Law and Courts and the Lasting Contribution Award for making... More About Author

Jeffrey A. Segal

Jeffrey A. Segal is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at Stony Brook University. He is coauthor of eight books, including Advice and Consent: The Politics of Judicial Appointments (2005), with Lee Epstein; The Supreme Court and the Attitudinal Model Revisited, with Harold J. Spaeth (2002), the original edition of which won the 2005 Wadsworth Award for a book that has made a lasting influence on the field of law and courts; and Majority Rule or Minority Will: Adherenceto Precedent on the U.S. Supreme Court (1999), also with Harold J. Spaeth, which won the C. Herman... More About Author

Harold Joseph Spaeth

Harold J. Spaeth is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University, and Research Professor at the University’s College of Law and in the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research. He is the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association. He is the author or coauthor of The Supreme Court and the Attitudinal Model Revisited (2002), with Jeffrey A. Segal, the original edition of which won the Wadsworth Award; Majority Rule or Minority Will (1999), also with Jeffrey A. Segal, which won the C. Herman... More About Author

Thomas G. Walker

Thomas G. Walker is the Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University, where he teaches courses in constitutional law and the judicial process. He is the coauthor of A Court Divided (1988), with Deborah Barrow, which won the V. O. Key, Jr. Award for the best book on southern politics, and the Constitutional Law for a Changing America series, with Lee Epstein. He is also author of Eligible for Execution: The Story of the Daryl Atkins Case (2009). More About Author

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