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Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D

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Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D

Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D., was an Arizona Assistant Attorney General from 1972–1985 where he practiced criminal and child welfare law. He was appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court in 1985 where he served as a judge pro tem and commissioner in the juvenile and family courts until his retirement in 2008. He also taught juvenile law for ten years as an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. He continues to write for teens, lawyers and judges.
 

Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D

Books by Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D

by Thomas A. Jacobs, J.D and Natalie Jacobs - Law, Politics, Social Sciences

Encourage teens to recognize the importance of voting and making their voices heard in the democratic process with this timely book focused on Supreme Court decisions that came down to a single vote. Chapters examine key Supreme Court rulings and explore how these cases have affected the lives and rights of U.S. citizens --- especially teens. The authors take a close look at often controversial cases and at the history of voting in the United States. The emphasis is involvement in local and national elections as well as other ways to be an engaged citizen.