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Great Cases in Constitutional Law

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ISBN-10: 0691049521

ISBN-13: 9780691049526

Edition: 2000

Authors: Robert P. George

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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 destiny and continue to affect us even now. The book is a profound exploration of the Supreme Court's importance to America's social and political life. It is also, as many of the contributors show, an intriguing reflection of what some have seen as an important trend in legal…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.85" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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Lochner v. New York and the Cast of Our Laws Hadley Arkes
The Substance of Process: Lochner v. New York Donald Drakeman
Brown v. Board of Education and "Originalism" Earl Maltz
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Judicial Power and Abortion Politics: Roe v. Wade George Will