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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Summary: Overview: This second edition of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Reference Guide contains the biographies of Michigan Supreme Court's justices from its territorial beginnings in 1803 through 2015.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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

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

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

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

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Rappaport, Doreen

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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

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

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

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Offers an illustrated introduction to the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that explores the ways that the society in which she grew up was unfair toward women, Jews, and other groups, and how she spent her life working to fight that unfairness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2017

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Summary: Known as the court of last resort, the Supreme Court, where nine judges appointed for life make monumental decisions that govern our everyday lives, from the contents of the nation's daily newspapers to what we can do in the privacy of our own homes. With immense power and considerable mystery, the court of final appeal has helped author the history of America. One nation under law: Examines...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video 2007

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SUP

Summary: From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, this film tells the essential political history of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Court and turned confirmations into vehemently partisan conflicts. Offering both critical context on the state of America's judicial system and a gripping political narrative, Supreme Revenge is a must-watch look at the battle for control of America's highest court.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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Carmon, Irin

Summary: A visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg's refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation's highest court, with the fierce dissents to match, get to know RBG as never before. As the country struggles with the unfinished...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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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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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 921 GIN

Medina, Meg

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

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

Sotomayor, Sonia

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Summary: "An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself. ...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 347.73 SOT

Winter, Jonah

Summary: A biography of U.S. Supreme Court judge, Sonia Sotomayor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 SOT

Summary: Two feisty Western Shoshone sisters put up a heroic fight for their land rights - and their human rights. Carrie and Mary Dann endure terrifying roundups by armed federal marshals in which thousands of their horses and cattle are confiscated, for the crime of grazing them on the open range outside their private ranch - even though that range is part of 60 million acres recognized as Western...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2009

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Ginsburg, Ruth Bader

Summary: Details the biography and career of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD RBG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 921 RBG 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RBG
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF RBG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE EBG

Washington, Kerry

Summary: When Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court confirmation hearings are being held, a woman comes out alleging that she was sexually harassed by Thomas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CON

Winter, Jonah

Summary: Thurgood Marshall was a born lawyer--the loudest talker, funniest joke teller, and best arguer from the time he was a kid growing up in Baltimore in the early 1900s. He would go on to become the star of his high school and college debate teams, a stellar law student at Howard University, and, as a lawyer, a one-man weapon against the discriminatory laws against black Americans. After only two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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

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

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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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ma

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

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