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Information About: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs

Dates: 1832-1978

Subjects: Law; History

Description: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 features a fully searchable database of approximately 11 million pages and more than 350,000 separate documents. With full-text search capabilities, users may conduct precise searches and comparative research in every area of American law. Not only does Supreme Court Records and Briefs enable users to search never-before-available materials, but its state-of-the-art search capabilities allow students and scholars to focus their investigation on full text, specific keywords or phrases, author (counsel or organization), case name, court term year and document filing date, U.S. Reports citation number, and more, making research far more convenient and generating comprehensive results faster than any other resource of its kind. From the results list, the user then has the ability to link directly to more detailed records. Supreme Court Records and Briefs includes advanced page navigation options, allowing a search by entering a page image number, a printed page number or by using a list on the side of the screen to navigate between pages with matches for the search term. Famous briefs include those written by leading attorneys, future associates of the Court, institutions, corporations, and advocacy groups: N.A.A.C.P.; ACLU; The New York Times; Louis D. Brandeis; Abe Fortas; Thurgood Marshall; Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The collection is of interest to scholars and patrons interested in all aspects of American constitutional, political, legal, social, economical, cultural, and intellectual history.

History & Classics
Laws & Legislation
Political Science & Law

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