U.S. Supreme Court: Major Decisions (2007-08 Term)

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U.S. Supreme Court: Major Decisions (2007-08Term)

The Associated Press takes a look at the major decisions made by the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2007-08 term. Detailed interactive provides information about the court's rulings on a range of issues, including the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo, presidental power, lethal injection, and the composition of juries in capital cases. Also provides biographical profiles of the members of the court.

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Glossary of Literary Terms

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