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Earl Warren : justice for all

Author: Christine L Compston
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Series: Oxford portraits.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the influential Supreme Court justice who made decisions that were politically unpopular during such notable twentieth-century events as World War II and the civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Earl Warren; Earl Warren; Earl Warren
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine L Compston
ISBN: 0195130014 9780195130010
OCLC Number: 47755891
Description: 159 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Golden opportunities --
Nation's best district attorney: Lessons from history: San Francisco graft prosecution --
Wartime decisions --
Governing California: "First things first": Warren on Lincoln --
Closing the deal: Earl Warren becomes Chief Justice --
"Equal justice under law": Brown v. Board of Education --
"Red Monday": McCarthyism and the threat to free speech --
Executive apology --
Is all speech "free"? --
Investigating John F. Kennedy's assassination: Public recognition --
One man, one vote --
Road to Miranda: Miranda principles --
Political quagmires: Earl Warren resigns --
Chronology --
Further reading.
Series Title: Oxford portraits.
Responsibility: Christine L. Compston.
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Examines the life of the influential Supreme Court justice who made decisions that were politically unpopular during such notable twentieth-century events as World War II and the civil rights movement.

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