"Students in American government, civics, multicultural studies, law, U.S. history and journalism classes, as well as general researchers seeking information on major U.S. court decisions that have had a significant impact on American society should consult Great American Court Cases. This resource from Gale, while focusing primarily on Supreme Court cases, also includes major federal or state cases that set precedents. The 4-volume set contains numerous cases, organized by broad legal principles, then arranged alphabetically under the more specific legal issue."
"An informative and entertaining look at 200 of the most historically significant, legally important and notorious courtroom trials over the past 300 years. Each trial profile sets the scene, identifies the principals, reports the verdict and analyzes the significance and impact to the action. 175 photos."