Gift Ideas For the Supreme Court watcher in your family.
The Kindle Fire Tablet is the perfect gift for those wanting to keep up with the latest news on the Supreme Court. This 8″ Tablet also makes the perfect e-book device allowing you to read any of the numerous books and articles on the Supreme Court.
Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law – This must have includes summaries of Leading Cases in Constitutional Law and is a historically thorough guide to the Supreme Court’s most monumental rulings. It an indispensable resource for students, lawyers, and anyone interested in our nation’s Constitution, and the decisions fundamental to our democracy.
Check out these Books by your favorite Supreme Court Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg – My own words – 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.
Justice Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived – This collection of Justice Antonin Scalia’s finest speeches covers topics as varied as the law, faith, virtue, pastimes, and his heroes and friends. Featuring a foreword by longtime friend Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and an intimate introduction by his youngest son.
Justice Gorsuch: The Judge Who Speaks for Himself – Learn all about Neil Gorsuch, the youngest judge to be nominated to the Supreme Court in twenty-five years, with this comprehensive and fascinating biography.
Justice Clarence Thomas – My Grandfather’s Son – The story of one of America’s most remarkable and controversial leaders, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, told in his own words. Thomas speaks out, revealing the pieces of his life he holds dear, In this candid and deeply moving memoir, of hardship and grit.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor – My Beloved World – The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench
Justice Kennedy’s Jurisprudence: The Full and Necessary Meaning of Liberty – To understand today’s Supreme Court, it is essential to understand the judicial philosophy of its swing vote. For twenty years, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has voted with the majority more than any of his colleagues. He has provided the deciding vote in cases involving politically charged issues such as affirmative action, the 2000 presidential election, religious expression and gay rights.
Chief Justice John Roberts – The Roberts Court – For eight years, the Roberts Court has been at the center of a constitutional maelstrom. In this acclaimed account, the much-honored, expert Supreme Court reporter Marcia Coyle reveals the fault lines in the conservative-dominated court led by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.
Justice Stephen Breyer – Making our democracy work: a judges view – Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the Supreme Court has the awesome power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. Why does the public accept the Court’s decisions as legitimate and follow them, even when those decisions are highly unpopular? What must the Court do to maintain the public’s faith? How can it help make our democracy work?
Justice Samuel Alito – Alito Dissents: The U.S. Supreme Court Dissenting Opinions of Justice Samuel Alito – This book is a collection of the dissents written by Justice Samuel Alito as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court between 2006 and 2015 (October terms 2005-2014). Reading these decisions can reveal a portrait of the jurisprudential thought of Justice Alito and of the aesthetics of modern American law. These writings are amongst the masterworks of the highest American legal function. Enjoy the beauty of these modern dissents.
Justice Elena Kagan – A Biography – Readers seeking information about Elena Kagan―from her early life and her ascent to the Supreme Court to how she approaches questions of fairness, justice, equality, and civil rights―will find this biography engaging and invaluable.