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Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted

Author: Ian Millhiser
Publisher: New York, New York : Nation Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Constitutional law expert Ian Millhiser tells the history of the Supreme Court through the eyes of everyday people who have suffered the most as a result of its judgements. The justices built a nation where children toiled in coal mines and cotton mills, where Americans could be forced into camps because of their race, and where women were sterilized at the command of states. The Court was the midwife of Jim Crow,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Millhiser
ISBN: 9781568585697 1568585691
OCLC Number: 1108239976
Description: xv, 350 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ian Millhiser.

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This unprecedented and unwavering history of the Supreme Court-told through the eyes of people who have suffered the most as a result of its judgments-shows how its decisions have consistently  Read more...

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