Historic U.S. Court Cases An Encyclopedia
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.
'This reference will be useful for students and non-specialists looking for substantial background to help them understand the implications of important legal cases. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.' - Library Journal
'Students and researchers in political science and history, as well as law, will find the encyclopedia useful, and it is recommended for public, academic and law school libraries.' - Booklist, February 2002.