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Protecting Constitutional Freedoms
     

Protecting Constitutional Freedoms

by Daan Braveman
 

According to Braveman, the federal courts are being systematically closed to individuals challenging the constitutionality of the conduct of state officials. Debate over the role of the federal court system in upholding constitutional rights is not new to readers of law journals and scholarly articles. Braveman now presents this crucial issue to the general public,

Overview

According to Braveman, the federal courts are being systematically closed to individuals challenging the constitutionality of the conduct of state officials. Debate over the role of the federal court system in upholding constitutional rights is not new to readers of law journals and scholarly articles. Braveman now presents this crucial issue to the general public, who will find it of grave concern. His book brings together information that has previously been available only in separate articles.

Beginning with an historical overview of the emergence of the federal courts as the guardian of constitutional rights, Braveman then focuses on specific cases and doctrines to illustrate a radical change in our judicial philosophy. His book brings together information that has previously been available only in separate articles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313268335
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/11/1989
Series:
Contributions in Legal Studies Series , #56
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile:
1650L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

DAAN BRAVEMAN is Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law. After earning a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, he was law clerk for Justice Samuel J. Roberts, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and staff attorney for the Greater Upstate Law Project, Rochester. He is coauthor of Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System and author of many articles on constitutional law and federal courts.

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