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May It Please the Court: The Most Significant Oral Arguments Made Before the Supreme Court Since 1955

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Until The New Press first published May It Please the Court in 1993, few Americans knew that every case argued before the Supreme Court since 1955 had been recorded. The original book-and-tape set was a revelation to readers and reviewers, quickly becoming a bestseller and garnering praise across the nation.May It Please the Court includes both live recordings and transcri ...more
Paperback, 375 pages
Published October 30th 2007 by The New Press (first published August 1993)
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Ethan
This is a great reference work, compiling into one place some of the most landmark cases the US Supreme Court has ever faced.
I struggled a bit with the editing of the transcripts, and the "Narrator" jumps in occasionally, sometimes with useful information, sometimes not.
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Steven Yenzer
Reading transcriptions of oral arguments is dry, but the editing and narration make this as interesting as it can be. I think I'd prefer to listen to the documentary series that this was based on, but it was still a good read. ...more
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Mar 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great for what it is. Best when used in conjunction with a better summary of the Majority and Dissenting opinions.
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