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The Judicial Branch (My Guide to the Constitution)

Pete DiPrimio

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ISBN 10: 1612281869 / ISBN 13: 9781612281865
Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2011
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Title: The Judicial Branch (My Guide to the ...

Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers

Publication Date: 2011

Book Condition:Good

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The president and Congress govern the United States, but who keeps them in check? As the highest court in the land, the U.S. Supreme Court is head of the judicial branch, the third arm in the federal government. When President Harry Truman wanted to show the U.S. steel industry who was boss in 1952, the Supreme Court showed him that no one is above the law. Credit the Court s strong stance to John Marshall, the most influential of the early chief justices. He cemented the idea that the judicial branch must be equal to the executive and legislative branches of the federal government. How did he do it and how does the Supreme Court affect our lives? Find out what the Constitution says, and what it doesn t say, about the U.S. court system.

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Pete DiPrimio is an award-winning writer and columnist for the Fort Wayne (Indiana) News-Sentinel, and a long-time freelance writer. He is the author of three nonfiction books pertaining to Indiana University athletics, and of Tom Brady, Eli Manning, Drew Brees, How d They Do That in Ancient Rome?, and The Sphinx for Mitchell Lane Publishers. He graduated from Ball State University with honors, earning a Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in history. His honors thesis on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln fostered a life-long love of U.S. history and the people who shaped it. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

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