Review selected library titles related to the U.S. Supreme Court and constitutional law at LSC-CyFair Branch Library. Click the title of a listed item, select the "Request" button in the listing, and enter your library card number and PIN for each title you want to reserve for pick up at the library. Call the library at 281-290-3219 to check your PIN if you do not remember it. Use these subject words and phrases to find more in the library catalog:
- United States Supreme Court selection
- constitutional law
- judicial power
- judges selection
call number: 347.732 Uss
The book covers such topics as "There Are Advantages and Disadvantages to Term Limits for U.S. Supreme Court Justices" and "Political Ideology Is Not Relevant for Judicial Nominees" - table of contents excerpt
The Will of the People: How Public Opinion Has Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution by Barry Friedman - Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
call number: 347.731 Fri
"Friedman (law, NYU Law Sch.) offers an exhaustively researched book on the effect of public opinion on the Supreme Court from the Revolutionary period up to the end of the Rehnquist Court. " - Library Journal review excerpt
The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions edited by Kermit L. Hall and James W. Ely, Jr. - Oxford University Press, 2009.
call number: Reference 342.73 Oxf
Features the "scholarship of 161 field specialists, who summarize the Supreme Court's 440 most significant cases. . . An outstanding single-volume reference." - Library Journal review excerpt
The Supreme Court and the Powers of the American Government by David G. Savage - CQ Press, 2009.
call number: 347.732 Sav
"Using specific cases as illustration, the book engagingly explains complex historical and procedural issues." - Library Journal review excerpt