Marriage on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

Marriage on Trial: A Handbook with Cases, Laws, and Documents

by Lee Walzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851096108

ISBN-13: 9781851096107

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An examination of how the U.S. court system has shaped the boundaries of a central building block of American society from the colonial era to the present day.

• A–Z entries on critical events like the feminist movement, issues such as palimony, and key individuals

• Chronology of the most important events in the legal history of marriage,

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Overview

An examination of how the U.S. court system has shaped the boundaries of a central building block of American society from the colonial era to the present day.

• A–Z entries on critical events like the feminist movement, issues such as palimony, and key individuals

• Chronology of the most important events in the legal history of marriage, including the Loving v. Virginia case, which overturned the state's ban on interracial marriage

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851096107
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Series:
On Trial Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

1Introduction3
2Historical background21
3The cases51
4The future of marriage121
Documents141
Key people, laws, and concepts281
Timeline291

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