ERIC Number: ED456088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching about the United States Supreme Court. ERIC Digest.
Drake, Sarah E.; Vontz, Thomas S.
This digest highlights the Constitutional and statutory foundations of the United States Supreme Court, discusses the changing role of the Supreme Court, and recommends online resources helpful in teaching and learning about the United States Supreme Court. The digest addresses general concerns of delegates at the Constitutional Convention, Federalist 51, Federalist 78, the Judiciary Act of 1789 (establishing and organizing the federal judiciary), judicial review, Marbury v. Madison (1803), and what enables the Supreme Court to secure justice. (BB)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Law Related Education, Political Science, Social Studies, United States History
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution