Law and the Quest for Justice

Law and the Quest for Justice

by Marjorie S. Zatz, Doris Marie Provine, James P. Walsh
     
 

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An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law. This new book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and crusading lawyers. The thought-provoking topics

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An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law. This new book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, and crusading lawyers. The thought-provoking topics include:

Erwin Chemerinsky on reconceptualizing federalism • John Echohawk on Native American rights • Jack Greenberg on Brown v. Board's legacy • Linda Greenhouse on how Supreme Court Justices evolve over time • Lani Guinier on reframing affirmative action • Antonia Hernández on what citizenship means after 9/11 • Anthony Lewis on broadening presidential power to fight terrorism • Janet Napolitano on security and rights after 9/11 • Charles Ogletree on achieving racial justice • Robert Reich on the economic inheritance of our children • Judith Resnik on Guantánamo, Miranda, and public rights to fairness • Geoffrey Stone on sacrificing civil liberties in wartime.

The volume originates from a lecture series honoring legal legend John P. Frank, who represented Ernesto Miranda in the Supreme Court. It is edited and presented by Marjorie S. Zatz and Doris Marie Provine-both professors of Justice & Social Inquiry at Arizona State University-and Arizona attorney James P. Walsh, who was also a law partner to John Frank.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610271639
Publisher:
Quid Pro, LLC
Publication date:
01/30/2013
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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