May It Amuse the Court: Editorial Cartoons of the Supreme Court and Constitution

May It Amuse the Court: Editorial Cartoons of the Supreme Court and Constitution

by Michael A. Kahn
     
 

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Presenting the history of the major constitutional issues that have come before the Supreme Court, this book covers everything from the founding of the country and the Al Gore�George W. Bush election crisis to the amusing and accessible format of editorial cartoons. Including drawings from Harper's Weekly, Judge, Puck, and Vanity Fair, in addition toSee more details below

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Presenting the history of the major constitutional issues that have come before the Supreme Court, this book covers everything from the founding of the country and the Al Gore�George W. Bush election crisis to the amusing and accessible format of editorial cartoons. Including drawings from Harper's Weekly, Judge, Puck, and Vanity Fair, in addition to other periodicals and daily newspapers, this book brings together the cartoonists' witty and wise views on secession, presidential power, ambitions of justices, Prohibition, FDR's court-packing, desegregation, school prayer, Watergate, executive privilege, abortion, sex discrimination, flag burning, the Clinton impeachment controversy, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588180681
Publisher:
Hill Street Press, LLC
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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