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The Warren Court: A Retrospective / Edition 1
     

The Warren Court: A Retrospective / Edition 1

by Bernard Schwartz
 

ISBN-10: 0195104390

ISBN-13: 9780195104394

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A judge-made revolution? The very term seems an oxymoron, yet this is exactly what the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren achieved. In Bernard Schwartzs latest work, based on a conference at the University of Tulsa College of Law, we get the first retrospective on the Warren Court—a detailed analysis of the Courts accomplishments, including original

Overview

A judge-made revolution? The very term seems an oxymoron, yet this is exactly what the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren achieved. In Bernard Schwartzs latest work, based on a conference at the University of Tulsa College of Law, we get the first retrospective on the Warren Court—a detailed analysis of the Courts accomplishments, including original pieces by well-known judges, professors, lawyers, popular writers such as Anthony Lewis, David Halberstam, David J. Garrow, and a rare personal remembrance by Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.
The Warren Court: A Retrospective begins with an examination of the Courts decisions in a variety of different fields, such as equal protection, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and criminal law. The work continues with The Justices, an intimate look at the principal protagonists in the Courts operation. Then, in A Broader Perspective, the book looks at the Court from an historical perspective, demonstrating its impact on the legal profession and jurisprudence, its international impact, and its legacy.
Both readable and informative, The Warren Court: A Retrospective provides an invaluable source for anyone interested in the Court that did so much to change America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195104394
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.18(d)

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