Direct Democracy And The Courts

Author: Kenneth P. Miller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521765641
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They would seek to define their threatened interests as judicially-enforceable
rights and invoke the counter-majoritarian power of the courts to overturn the will
of the people. Pierce v. Society of ... Over the past generation, American courts
had vigorously enforced economic rights, but had taken only a few tentative steps
to protect civil rights and liberties. Importantly, in ... Civil Rights and Liberties in
the United States, Eighth Edition (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003),

Equal Protection

Author: Francis Graham Lee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078507
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Now in its eighth edition, Henry J. Abraham and Barbara A. Perry, 1998, Freedom
and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States (Lawrence:
University Press of Kansas) provides a broad survey from the very first cases to
the most recent dealing with race and gender in “Race: The American Dilemma:
The Evolving Equal Protection of the Laws” (chapter 7), and “Gender and Race
under the New Equal Protection” (chapter 8). Gerald Gunther is generally
recognized as the ...

Creating Constitutional Change

Author: Gregg Ivers
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813923031
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Among her numerous books and articles on the Supreme Court are The Priestly
Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind (Praeger Publishers,
1999) and Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States,
eighth edition (University Press of Kansas, 2003), coauthored with Henry J.
Abraham. A former Judicial Fellow in the Office of the Administrative Assistant to
the Chief Justice at the US. Supreme Court, she teaches courses on
constitutional law and ...

Earl Warren And The Warren Court

Author: Harry N. Scheiber
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739116357
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Kamisar establishes the relevance to 26 See generally Powe, Warren Court;
Mark Tushnet, The Warren Court as History, in The Warren Court In Historical
And Political Perspective 7 (Mark Tushmnet, ed, 1993); Henry J. Abraham And
Barbara Perry, Freedom And The Court: Civil Rights And Liberties In The United
States (8th edition 2003). Justice Brennan would later take up the cause of
pressing for invocation of the Bill of Rights provisions of state constitutions, in
cases where the ...

We Dissent

Author: Michael Avery
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814707371
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The Supreme Court opinions criticized in We Dissent suggest that the Rehnquist Court placed the interests of government above the people, and as the dissents in this book demonstrate, the Court strayed far from our constitutional ideals ...

Civil Liberties And The Constitution

Author: Michael W. Combs
Publisher: Pearson College Division
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This book introduces groups of featured cases with in-depth commentaries that set the specific historical-legal context of which they are a part, allowing readers to examine significant portions of court opinions, including major arguments ...

Civil Rights And Liberties

Author: Harold J Sullivan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317349490
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Examining contemporary and perennial constitutional issues in civil liberties and rights, this text engages students in an exploration of how and why U.S. Supreme Court Justices have interpreted the provisions of the U.S. Constitution ...

For Liberty And Equality

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195379691
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Its Declaration of Principles, styled by the authors as a Negro Declaration of
Independence, demanded equal education and civil rights, repeal of Jim Crow
laws, freedom of speech, equal treatment in courts, and an end to racial
discrimination.17 Du Bois left the organization in 1909 to help found the
multiracial National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In the
year of the organization's founding, the eighth edition of Du Bois's influential book
The Souls of Black Folk ...