What Is the Supreme Court? by Jill Abramson audiobook

What Is the Supreme Court?

By Jill Abramson

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    ISBN: 9780593590645

Hear ye, hear ye! Get ready to learn all about the most powerful court in the United States. Ever since it was established in 1789, the United States Supreme Court has had a major impact on the lives of all Americans. Some of its landmark decisions have helped end segregation, protected a person’s privacy, and allowed people to marry whomever they love.    Best-selling author, former executive editor of The New York Times, and self-confessed political junkie, Jill Abramson has written a detailed and fascinating book that explains how the highest court in the United States works, who gets to serve on it, which cases have had the greatest impact on the country, and why the US justice system is so vital to democracy. Listeners will be excited to hear this addition to this New York Times Best-Selling series.

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Hear ye, hear ye! Get ready to learn all about the most powerful court in the United States. Ever since it was established in 1789, the United States Supreme Court has had a major impact on the lives of all Americans. Some of its landmark decisions have helped end segregation, protected a person’s privacy, and allowed people to marry whomever they love.    Best-selling author, former executive editor of The New York Times, and self-confessed political junkie, Jill Abramson has written a detailed and fascinating book that explains how the highest court in the United States works, who gets to serve on it, which cases have had the greatest impact on the country, and why the US justice system is so vital to democracy. Listeners will be excited to hear this addition to this New York Times Best-Selling series.

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Author Bio: Jill Abramson

Author Bio: Jill Abramson

Jill Abramson, a senior lecturer at Harvard University, writes a bi-weekly column about US politics for the London Guardian. She spent seventeen years in the most senior editorial positions at the New York Times, where she was the first woman to serve as Washington bureau chief, managing editor, and executive editor. Before joining the Times, she spent nine years at the Wall Street Journal.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 1.13
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English