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The story of the powers of the Supreme Court

by R. Conrad Stein

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Supreme Court -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. Supreme Court.,
    • Judicial power -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Judicial power.

    • About the Edition

      A brief overview explaining how the Supreme Court is the ultimate interpreter of our Constitution.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby R. Conrad Stein.
      SeriesCornerstones of freedom
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8742.Z9 S74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196256M
      ISBN 100516047213
      LC Control Number89015885

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