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A Capacity for Outrage: The Judicial Odyssey of J. Skelly Wright

A Capacity for Outrage: The Judicial Odyssey of J. Skelly Wright



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Arthur Selwyn Miller's book, the first biography written about Judge J. Skelly Wright, deals with the important aspects of his career as a jurist and the impact of his decisions on the development of constitutional law. Each chapter deals with a specific area of public law: an explanation of the problem and an evaluation of Judge Wright's interpretation. Included are discussions of racial integration, freedom of speech, national security, crime control, and administrative law, as well as an analysis of judicial reasoning. Noting that Judge Wright's judicial career closely followed lines set forth by the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren, Miller concludes with an evaluation of Judge Wright's entire career.

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ISBN-13: 9780313233043
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/18/1984
Series: Contributions in American Studies Series , #74
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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