- Subject index
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.
Chapter 1: The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective
The Supreme Court: An Institutional Perspective
The material in this chapter provides an overview of the Supreme Court as an institution from a largely historical perspective. Tables 1-1, 1-2, and 1-3 offer a chronology of the Court’s history with a look at its decisions and its ...