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What Brown v. Board of Education should have said : the nation's top legal experts rewrite America's landmark civil rights decision

Author: J M Balkin; Bruce A Ackerman; et al
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2001.
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"Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 decision ordering the desegregation of America's public schools, is perhaps the most famous case in American constitutional law. Criticized and even openly defied when first handed down, in half a century Brown has become a venerated symbol of quality and civil rights.".
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Named Person: Oliver Brown; Oliver Brown, 1918-; Oliver Brown
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Balkin; Bruce A Ackerman; et al
ISBN: 0814798896 9780814798898
OCLC Number: 47721772
Description: xii, 257 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Brown v. Board of Education : a critical introduction / Jack M. Balkin --
Revised opinions in Brown v. Board of Education / Jack M. Balkin, Drew S. Days, III, Bruce Ackerman, Frank I. Michelman, John Hart Ely, Catharine A. MacKinnon, Michael W. McConnell, Cass R. Sunstein, Derrick A. Bell.
Other Titles: What Brown versus Board of Education should have said
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Jack M. Balkin ; Bruce Ackerman ... [et al.].
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In this volume, nine of America's top constitutional and civil rights experts rewrite the "Brown" decision as they would like it to have been written, incorporating what they now know about the  Read more...

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"A stimulating debate of a great case." --Library Journal "Balkan offers his own assessment in a critical introduction and the iconic impact of Brown." --Black Issues Book Review "Balkin persuasively Read more...

 
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