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The Warren Court : a retrospective

Author: Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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A judge-made revolution? The very term seems an oxymoron, yet this is exactly what the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren achieved. In Bernard Schwartz's latest work, based on a conference at the University of Tulsa College of Law, we get the first retrospective on the Warren Court - a detailed analysis of the Court's accomplishments, including original pieces by well-known judges, professors, lawyers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Earl Warren; Earl Warren; Earl Warren
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Schwartz
ISBN: 0195104390 9780195104394
OCLC Number: 33668362
Notes: Papers presented to a Warren Court conference in 1994.
Description: x, 406 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / James B. O'Hara --
A personal remembrance / William J. Brennan, Jr. --
Earl Warren and his America / David Halberstam --
The constitutional corpus. Race and equality : the still unfinished business of the Warren Court / Julius L. Chambers --
Freedom of speech in the Warren Court / Nadine Strossen --
The Warren Court and freedom of the press / Ronald D. Rotunda --
The Warren Court and the religion clauses of the First Amendment / John Sexton --
The Warren Court and criminal justice / Yale Kamisar --
The takings jurisprudence of the Warren Court : a constitutional siesta / Richard A. Epstein --
The Warren Court and the welcome stranger rule / Richard Neely --
The justices. Hugo L. Black / Bernard Schwartz --
William J. Brennan, Jr. / Richard S. Arnold --
William O. Douglas / James F. Simon --
Felix Frankfurter / Philip B. Kurland --
John Marshall Harlan / Norman Dorsen --
Earl Warren / Bernard Schwartz --
Clerking for the Chief Justice / Tyrone Brown --
A broader perspective. The Warren Court and the legal profession : shouldering the responsibility of a common law legal system / George E. Bushnell, Jr. --
The Warren Court in historical perspective / Kermit L. Hall --
The Warren Court and state constitutional law / James G. Exum, Jr., Louis D. Bilionis --
From modernism to postmodernism in American legal thought : the significance of the Warren Court / Stephen M. Feldman --
The international impact of the Warren Court / The Right Honorable the Lord Woolf --
Spook of Earl : the spirit and specter of the Warren Court / Alex Kozinski --
What the Warren Court has meant to America / David J. Garrow --
The legacy of the Warren Court / Anthony Lewis.
Responsibility: edited by Bernard Schwartz.
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A judge-made revolution? The very term seems an oxymoron, yet this is exactly what the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren achieved. In Bernard Schwartz's latest work, based on a conference at the University of Tulsa College of Law, we get the first retrospective on the Warren Court - a detailed analysis of the Court's accomplishments, including original pieces by well-known judges, professors, lawyers, popular writers such as Anthony Lewis, David Halberstam, David J. Garrow, and a rare personal remembrance by Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. The Warren Court: A Retrospective begins with an examination of the Court's decisions in a variety of different fields, such as equal protection, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and criminal law. The work continues with The Justices, an intimate look at the principal protagonists in the Court's operation. Then, in A Broader Perspective, the book looks at the Court from an historical perspective, demonstrating its impact on the legal profession and jurisprudence, its international impact, and its legacy.

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