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Great cases in constitutional law

Author: Robert P George
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2000.
Series: New forum books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Slavery, segregation, abortion, workers' rights, the power of the courts. These issues have been at the heart of the greatest constitutional controversies in American history. And in this concise and thought-provoking volume, some of today's most distinguished legal scholars and commentators explain for a general audience how five landmark Supreme Court cases centered on those controversies shaped the country's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cases
Trials, litigation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P George
ISBN: 0691049513 9780691049519 0691049521 9780691049526
OCLC Number: 42389541
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert P. George --
ch. 1. Marbury v. Madison and the theory of judicial supremacy / Mark Tushnet --
ch. 2. "Despotism in some form": Marbury v. Madison / Jeremy Waldron --
ch. 3. Dred Scott v. Sandford and its legacy / Cass R. Sunstein --
ch. 4. Politics and judicial responsibility: Dred Scott v. Sandford / James M. McPherson --
ch. 5. Lochner v. New York and the cast of our laws / Hadley Arkes --
ch. 6. The substance of process: Lochner v. New York / Donald Drakeman --
ch. 7. Brown v. Board of Education and "originalism" / Earl Maltz --
ch. 8. Originalism --
the deceptive evil: Brown v. Board of Education / Walter F. Murphy --
ch. 9. Roe v. Wade: speaking the unspeakable / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
ch. 10. Judicial power and abortion politics: Roe v. Wade / George Will.
Series Title: New forum books.
Responsibility: edited by Robert P. George.
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Slavery, segregation, abortion, workers' rights, and the power of the courts have been the greatest constitutional controversies in American history. This work explains how five Supreme Court cases  Read more...

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