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    • The History of the Supreme Court

    • By: Peter Irons, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter Irons
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337

    For more than two centuries, the Supreme Court has exerted extraordinary influence over the way we live our daily lives. This series of 36 clear and insightful lectures - delivered by an award-winning teacher and widely respected authority on the Supreme Court - answers many questions about the Court as it traces the development of the Court from a body having little power or prestige to its current status as "the most powerful and prestigious judicial institution in the world."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Professor's Bias Does Not Detract

    • By Bill Martin on 02-26-15

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Steps to the Supreme Court: A Guided Tour of the American Legal System

    • By: Peter Irons
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Tecosky
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    A guide to the American legal system, told through the story of two actual court cases. The Steps to the Supreme Court takes a lively, narrative approach to the subject by following two real cases - one civil, one criminal - as they work their way through the system, all the way up to the Supreme Court. Written by a member of the Supreme Court bar, this book brings the legal system to life in a practical, accessible, and compelling way.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • For about book about the Legal System this is ok.

    • By John Flynn II on 02-27-13

    Regular price: $24.95