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Charles, Tami

Summary: "Discover the incredible story of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who followed her childhood dream of becoming a lawyer and eventually became the first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court in this picture book biography."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Robbins, Dean

Summary: "It's RBG like you've never seen her before! Using a mix of first-person narrative, hilarious comic panels, and essential facts, Dean Robbins introduces young readers to an American trailblazer. The first book in an exciting new nonfiction series, You Are a Star, Ruth Bader Ginsburg focuses on Ruth's lifelong mission to bring equality and justice to all. Sarah Green's spot-on comic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J 921 GIN

Chardavoyne, David G.

Summary: Overview: This second edition of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Reference Guide contains the biographies of Michigan Supreme Court's justices from its territorial beginnings in 1803 through 2015. It includes summaries of twenty top cases of the Michigan Supreme Court, which contextualize the eras in which the justices were on the bench, giving a greater depth of understanding to both who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 CHA

Pack, Michael

Summary: Although Clarence Thomas remains a controversial figure, few know him beyond his contentious confirmation battle. But beyond the headlines, Thomas' life is a classic American tale; born poor in the segregated South, only to become one of the most influential justices in the highest court in the land. In the follow-up to the wildly successful documentary by the same name, Created Equal builds on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, CLARENCE PAC

Abramson, Jill

Summary: "Best-selling author, former executive editor of the New York Times, and self-confessed political junkie, Jill Abramson has written a detailed and fascinating book that explains how the highest court in the United States works, who gets to serve on it, which cases have had the greatest impact on the country, and why the US justice system is so vital to democracy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Gov What Abramson

Scalia, Antonin

Summary: "By any measure, Antonin Scalia lived an extraordinary life. A Supreme Court justice for three decades, he transformed the way that judges and lawyers think about the law. Married to his beloved Wife, Maureen, for more than fifty years, a father to nine children, and a grandfather to dozens, he was devoted to his family and his faith. He was gregarious, energetic, and a friend to people of all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Forum 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 815 SCA

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Bio I am Sotomayor

Rappaport, Doreen

Summary: As a student, teacher, lawyer, and judge, Ruth often experienced unfair treatment. But she persisted, becoming a cultural icon, championing equality in pay and opportunity. Her brilliant mind, compelling arguments, and staunch commitment to truth and justice have convinced many to stand with her, and her fight continues to this day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GIN

Summary: For 191 years, the Supreme Court of the United States was populated only by men. When President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female justice in 1981, the announcement dominated the news. Time Magazine's cover proclaimed, 'Justice at Last,' and she received unanimous Senate approval.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SAN

Yoo, John

Summary: "[This guide] offers a penetrating and irreverent account of the justices--ideologues and cowards, geniuses and mediocrities, all of them thoroughly human--and a fascinating analysis of a Court that has swung like a pendulum from preserving the Republic to undermining government by the people and back to defending the Constitution. Sprightly, informative, and powerfully argued, this book is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2023

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Smith, Otis Milton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, OTIS MILTON SMI

Brockenbrough, Martha

Summary: "A timely and important picture book that introduces readers to Wong Kim Ark, who challenged the Supreme Court for his right to be an American citizen"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ARK

Graetz, Michael J.

Summary: A fresh and revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it was not a “moderate” or transitional court, as often portrayed, but a conservative one that still defines the constitutional landscape we live in today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 347 GRA

Abrams, Stacey

Summary: Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to hold her life together. When the shocking news breaks that Justice Wynn, the cantankerous swing vote on many current high-profile cases, has slipped into a coma, Avery's life turns upside down. She is immediately notified that Justice Wynn has left instructions for her to serve as his legal...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ABR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC ABR

Moses, Shelia P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Summary: "The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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Medina, Meg

Summary: "A chapter book biography of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, part of the She Persisted series"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Ortiz, Victoria

Summary: A biography that discusses the life and career of the popular icon and fiercely principled Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, providing dramatic accounts of her landmark cases.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ORT

Summary: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case, Gideon v. Wainright (1963), led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GID

Boseman, Chadwick

Summary: The story of Thurgood Marshall, a lawyer who became the first African American to be Solicitor General and a Supreme Court justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAR

Davis, Michael D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAR

Hemingway, Mollie Ziegler

Summary: In this definitive deep dive into the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, two women with extraordinary behind-the-scenes access--The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway and Judicial Crisis Network senior counsel Carrie Severino--reveal what really happened and explore what the bitterly divisive hearings mean for the future of the Court and the battle for the soul of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Abrams, Stacey

Summary: Avery Keene is back, trying to get her feet on solid ground after unraveling a conspiracy that took down the President of the United States in While Justice Sleeps. But as the sparks of impeachment hearings and political skirmishes swirl around her, Avery is approached at a legal conference by Preston Davies, an unassuming young man and fellow law clerk to a federal judge in Idaho. Davies...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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