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Korematsu v. the United States
The US Supreme Court is the head of the judicial branch of the federal government. It is the highest court in the land, with thousands of cases appealed to it every year. One of those history-making cases was Korematsu v. The United States, which addressed the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
This title examines the remarkable life of Jeff Bezos and the start of Amazon.com. Readers will learn about Bezos’s background and education, career, and entrepreneurial pursuits.
Tinker v. Des Moines
On December 16 and 17, 1965, students Christopher Eckhardt and Mary Beth and John Tinker wore black armbands to school to protest the Vietnam War and were suspended. Although the federal district court and the US court of appeals ruled against the students, the US Supreme Court ruled in their favor. One of the most important cases on the constitutional rights of students, Tinker v. Des Moines established that students have a right to free expression when it does not disrupt the educational purposes of the school or violate the rights of other students.
This title examines the remarkable lives of Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita and their work building electronics and entertainment company Sony. Readers will learn about each founder’s background and education, as well as his early career. Also covered is a look at how Sony operates, issues the company faces, its successes, and its impact on society.