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連邦最高裁判所:法の下の平等な正義

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1.本号について
2.連邦最高裁判所
3.訴務長官の役割
4.「法とは何か」の決定
5.サイドバー(補足説明)- 連邦最高裁判所に関する基本的事実
6.図解 – 米国の裁判制度
7.影響力と独立性 ー 最高裁判決における政治の役割
8.判事の変容
9.最高裁法務事務官の役割 – フィリッパ・スカーレットとのインタビュー
10.連邦最高裁判所判事団
11.舞台裏の仕事
12.裁判官の協力関係 – 国際交流と米国の司法制度
13.参考資料

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The U.S. Supreme Court: Equal Justice Under the Law

Foreword

Introduction

The U.S. Supreme Court: Fidelity to the Law
By John G. Roberts Jr.
Chief Justice of the United States

The Constitution prescribes a central role for the Supreme Court in the U.S. system of government.

The Role of the Solicitor General
By Elena Kagan
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and former Solicitor General of the United States

As the U.S. representative in all legal cases involving the government, the Office of the Solicitor General participates in three-quarters of the cases considered by the Supreme Court.

The Justices, Their Judgments and the Workings of the Court

Deciding "What the Law Is"
By David G. Savage

A Supreme Court journalist discusses the Constitutional basis of the court's authority and significant cases of the past and others awaiting review.

Influence and Independence: Politics in Supreme Court Decisions
By Susan Sherry

A law professor and author outlines factors that might come into play in a legal opinion.

Justices Who Change: Justices, Judgments and the Court's Workings
By Linda Greenhouse

A journalist and lecturer gives examples of justices whose philosophies have evolved over time.

Role of Supreme Court Law Clerk: Interview With Philippa Scarlett
A former Supreme Court law clerk describes the responsibilities of the job.

Working Behind the Scenes
Four Supreme Court officials describe their jobs.

The Judges

The Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court
Biographies of the current and retired justices.

The Court and the World

Judges Coming Together: International Exchanges and U.S. Judiciary
By Mira Gur-Arie

The director of the International Judicial Relations Office of the Federal Judicial Center describes exchange programs available for judges from around the world.

Additional Resources

Books, Articles, Websites on U.S. Supreme Court