The Supreme Court in American Society: Equal Justice Under Law

The Supreme Court in American Society: Equal Justice Under Law

by Kermit L. Hall
     
 

The Supreme Court in American Society serves as a powerful reminder of how important the Court has been to American life, how central a role it has played in interpreting the rule of law against a constantly evolving social order, and how much it has mirrored the controversies, debates, and political struggles of American History.

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The Supreme Court in American Society serves as a powerful reminder of how important the Court has been to American life, how central a role it has played in interpreting the rule of law against a constantly evolving social order, and how much it has mirrored the controversies, debates, and political struggles of American History.

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This collection of previously published articles covers the social controversies that have plagued the Court, such as Roe v. Wade, as well as the justices themselves and how individuals have helped define the growth of judicial power. Hall (history, North Carolina State U.) also incorporates material that discusses the role of the Court in balancing the changes in American democracy to meet the pace of social and economic change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815337577
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Supreme Court in American Society Series
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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