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The Supreme Court Compendium

The Supreme Court Compendium
Two Centuries of Data, Decisions, and Developments

Seventh Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)

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Law & Courts

September 2021 | 848 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.
About the Authors
Chapter 1. The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective
Chapter 2. The Supreme Court’s Review Process, Caseload, and Cases
Chapter 3. The Supreme Court’s Opinion, Decision, and Outcome Trends
Chapter 4. The Justices: Backgrounds, Nominations, and Confirmations
Chapter 5. The Justices: Post-Confirmation Activities and Departures from the Court
Chapter 6. The Justices: Oral Arguments, Votes, and Opinions
Chapter 7. The Supreme Court: Its Political and Legal Environments
Chapter 8. The Supreme Court and Public Opinion

Lee J. Epstein

Lee Epstein (PhD, Emory University) is the University Professor of Law & Political Science and the Hilliard Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Southern California. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation, Epstein has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles and essays and 18 books. She is currently co-editing The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Judicial Behaviour. Professor Epstein’s empirical research is frequently cited in the New York Times, among other news... 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 (PhD, University of Kentucky) is the Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus at Emory University, where he won several teaching awards for his courses on constitutional law and the judicial process. His book A Court Divided, written with Deborah J. Barrow, won the prestigious V. O. Key Award for the best book on Southern politics. He is the author of Eligible for Execution and coauthor of The Supreme Court Compendium: Data, Decisions, and Developments, 7th Edition, with Lee Epstein, Jeffrey A. Segal, and Harold J. Spaeth. More About Author

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