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Mara, Wil

Summary: In Democracy at Work, readers will learn about another side of the American government, both past and present. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320.4 MAR

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Discusses the role of Congress in governmental separation of powers, defines the powers and rights held by Congress, and examines how the balance of power between the President and Congress has shifted in the last two centuries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 328.73 STE

Breyer, Stephen G.

Summary: Justice Breyer discusses what the Court must do going forward to maintain that public confidence and argues for interpreting the Constitution in a way that works in practice. He forcefully rejects competing approaches that look exclusively to the Constitution's text or to the eighteenth-century views of the framers. Instead, he advocates a pragmatic approach that applies unchanging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347.73 BRE

Irons, Peter H.

Summary: A thirty-six lecture course that traces the development of the United States Supreme Court from its founding to the present, with a focus on the landmark cases that have reflected conflicts in American society.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 347 IRO
Call number: CD 347 IRO PART 1
Call number: CD 347 IRO PART 2
Call number: CD 347 IRO PART 3