Shameful or Ignored Supreme Court Cases by Seth J. Chandler
Hosted by Harvard's H20 platform, this is a draft of an ebook for "Shameful or Ignored Supreme Court Cases" seminar. Notes from the author: "In form, it is somewhat similar to traditional American casebooks, taking a legal opinion, providing reading notes for it,and condensing it either by elision of peripheral passages or by replacement of material that can be condensed without too much harm. (I also replace typographic errors mostly caused by the use of an OCR system on older texts). It differs from a traditional book in two ways, however. First, I am able to provide direct annotations for various passages, in which you are able to see my comments or see links to related materials. The annotations tend to be informal and sometimes, I confess, a little snarky. Second, I have made a different tradeoff than is required by the constraints of paper: the opinions in this ebook tend to have fewer deletions than is typical. This lighter hand helps students perform the task they will perform frequently in the real world: dealing with an unedited case. It also provides a more complete flavor of the various justices' opinions than is typical (or possible) in paper-based casebooks. I do edit the cases, however, so that they can actually be assigned for a single class..."