The Supreme Court of the United States: A Student Companion

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INDEX
Page numbers in italics refer to illustra- tions. Page numbers in bold refer to main article entries.
Abington School District v. Schempp (1963), 9, 11–12, 116, 123, 197, 270, 319, 354
abortion rights, 12–14, 45, 148, 241–42, 269, 285–86, 358–59
Abrams, Jacob, 14
Abrams v. United States (1919), 14–16, 81, 136, 137, 144, 158–59, 294, 299
accused, rights of the, 38–39, 41, 59, 98, 111–13, 141–42, 145–46, 220–21, 279–84, 300–301, 333–34
actual malice, 51, 236
Adair v. United States (1908), 86, 140
Adams, John, 71, 114, 173, 204–5, 207–8, 260, 299
Adams, John Quincy, 334
Adamson v. California (1947), 44, 135
Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923), 322, 360
Adler v. Board of Education (1952), 220
administration of federal courts, 16
administrative assistant to the Chief Justice, 309
Administrative Office of the United States Courts, 16
admiralty and maritime law, 16–17
advisory opinions, 17, 188
Aetna Life Insurance Co. v. Haworth (1937), 187
affirmative action, 17–19, 78–79, 118–20, 174–75, 254, 264–66, 348–49
African Americans, 17–19, 20, 53–54, 59, 67–68, 77–79, 101–2, 110, 118–20, 131–32, 218, 352
Agostini v. Felton (1997), 20–21
Agricultural Adjustment Act, 181
Aguilar v. Felton (1985), 20
Allegeyer v. Louisiana, 305
Allegheny County v. American Civil Liberties Union, Greater Pittsburgh Chapter (1989), 271
amendments to the Constitution, 21–24, 42, 95, 277–78. See also spe- cific amendments by number
American Bar Association, 24–25
American Bar Association Committee on Federal Judiciary, 24–25, 28
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 25–26, 143, 274–75
American Federation of Labor, 229–31
amicus curiae, 26, 245
anti-Semitism, 49–50, 81, 216
appeal, 26–27
appellant, 27
appellate jurisdiction, 184. See also jurisdiction
appellee, 27
appointment of justices, 24–25, 27–29, 186, 267–69, 301
apportionment, 32–34, 278–79, 357
Aquinas, Thomas, 231
Argersinger v. Hamlin (1972), 98
Arthur, Chester, 46
Articles of the Constitution. See Constitution, U.S.
assembly and petition, rights to, 29–32, 42
associate justices. See justices of the Supreme Court
attainder, bill of, 32, 280–81
Badger, George, 268
"bad tendency" test, 15, 50
bail, 32
Bailey v. Drexel Furniture Co. (1922), 86
Baker, Charles, 32–34
Baker v. Carr (1962), 32–34, 50–51, 357
Bakke, Allan, 264–66. See also Regents of the University Of California v. Bakke (1978)
Baldwin, Henry, 34
Baldwin v. New York (1970), 333
Bank of the United States, 213
Barbour, Philip Pendleton, 34–35, 114
Bar of the Supreme Court, 35
Barron, John, 35–36
Barron v. Baltimore (1833), 35–36, 42, 136, 164, 281
Benton v. Maryland (1969), 37, 166, 247, 283
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser (1986), 37–38, 154, 317, 332
Betts v. Brady (1942), 38–39, 108, 133, 142
Bible reading in schools, 11–12, 269–74
Bill of Rights, 22, 36, 39–43, 44, 48, 95, 110, 111–13, 163–67, 198–200, 261, 279–84, 333–34, 356. See also specific amendments by number
birth control, 12–14, 147–48, 153–54, 258
Black, Hugo Lafayette, 39, 43–45, 64, 107, 108, 109, 110, 115, 122–23, 138, 142, 148, 170, 193, 259, 262, 270, 303, 332, 374–75, 376–77
Black, Jeremiah, 268
Blackmun, Harry A., 12–13, 45–46, 189, 214, 259, 266, 283, 285–86, 359
Blackstone, William, 88
Blair, John, Jr., 46
Blatchford, Samuel, 46–47
Board Of Education of the Westside Community Schools v. Mergens (1990), 320
Bolivia, 336–37
Bond v. United States (2000), 298
Bork, Robert, 48, 246, 268–69
Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), 177
Boykin v. Alabama (1969), 250
Bradford, Edward, 268
Bradley, Joseph, 47, 80, 119, 306
Bradwell v. Illinois (1873), 119
Brandeis, Lewis Dembitz, 15, 28, 30, 47–49, 63, 81, 108, 110, 138, 144–45, 186, 216, 226, 242, 258, 305, 360, 367–68
Brandeis brief, 48, 49, 226
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969), 49–50, 137, 249, 294, 299, 368
Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Towards Effective Risk and Regulation (Breyer), 52
Brennan, William J., Jr., 33, 45, 50–51, 62, 154, 170, 175, 186, 210, 236, 245, 266, 327, 340, 344, 349
Brewer, David, 51–52
Breyer, Stephen G., 52–53, 223
Bridges v. California (1941), 44
brief, 53
Brown, Henry B., 53–54, 250
Brown II (1955), 56
Brown v. Board of Education (1954), 17, 26, 54–56, 78, 88, 96–97, 108, 110, 118, 121, 132, 152, 168, 209, 226, 229, 251–52, 254, 257, 300, 302, 323, 352, 356
Buchanan, James, 83
buildings, Supreme Court, 2, 56–59, 88, 117, 199, 324, 385
Bunting v. Oregon (1917), 202
Burch v. Louisiana (1979), 334
Burger, Warren E., 25, 28, 38, 45, 58–59, 70, 124, 197, 217, 238, 264, 266, 283, 317–18, 342
Burr, Aaron, 22–23
Burton, Harold H., 59–60
Burton v. Sills (1968), 49
Bush, George H. W., 283, 309, 329–30
Bush, George W., 179–80, 249
Bush v. Gore (2000), 179–80, 249
Butler, Pierce, 60, 186, 233, 256
Byrnes, James F., 60–61, 186
Calder v. Bull (1798)70, 157
Calhoun, John, 240
California v. Acevedo (1991), 65
California v. Greenwood (1988), 297
Campbell, John A., 61, 196

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  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Preface to the Second Edition 7
  • Preface to the First Edition 8
  • How to Use This Book 9
  • The Supreme Court of the United States - A Student Companion 11
  • Appendix 1 - Terms of the Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court 379
  • Appendix 2 - Visiting the Supreme Court Building 383
  • Appendix 3 - Web Sites 384
  • Further Reading 386
  • Index 390
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