The Warren Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

The Warren Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

by Melvin Urofsky
     
 

A survey and analysis of the historical context, key figures, and lasting legacy of the Warren Court.

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A survey and analysis of the historical context, key figures, and lasting legacy of the Warren Court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576071601
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Series:
ABC-CLIO Supreme Court Handbooks Series
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1Justices, Rulings, and Legacy1
1The Warren Court and the Period3
The Roosevelt Era3
World War II11
The Post-World War Era14
The Black-Frankfurter Debate19
2The Justices29
The Superchief and His Associates32
3The Decisions77
The Equal Protection of the Law78
The Reapportionment Cases103
The First Amendment: The Speech Clause111
The First Amendment: The Press Clause131
The First Amendment: The Religion Clauses138
The Rights of the Accused156
The Right to Privacy182
A Final Lesson in Democracy184
4The Legacy189
The Transformation of the Court189
The Burger Court and Equal Protection191
The Rehnquist Court and Equal Protection195
The Legacy of Warren Court Equal Protection206
The Burger Court and Speech208
The Burger Court and a Free Press215
The Rehnquist Court and Free Speech219
The Burger Court and the Religion Clauses223
The Rehnquist Court and the Religion Clauses228
The Burger Court and Rights of the Accused236
The Rehnquist Court and Rights of the Accused241
The Right to Privacy - Abortion and the Right to Die243
Conclusion: The Warren Court's Legacy253
Pt. 2Reference Materials257
Key People, Laws, and Events259
Chronology281
Table of Cases287
Glossary297
Selected Bibliography311
Index327
About the Author357

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