Five to Four: A Journey into the Dark Side of the Supreme Court of the United States

Five to Four: A Journey into the Dark Side of the Supreme Court of the United States

by Clark Cumings Johnson

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ISBN-13: 9780692649329
Publisher: Clark Cumings Johnson
Publication date: 03/18/2016
Pages: 526
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Clark Cumings Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., LL.D. is Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University College of Law where he has served in various professorships and as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs since joining the faculty in 1973. He presently carries a full-time teaching load and has among other subjects taught courses in commercial transactions, contracts, secured transactions, corporations, bankruptcy, property, future interests, mortgages, insurance, equity, suretyship, psychiatry and the law, and medical legal problems. Dr. Johnson received his B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, and his J.D. (cum laude) and Ph.D. in psychology from Wayne State University. He was awarded an LL.D. from the Michigan State University Detroit College of Law in 2002. He served twenty years in the U.S. Navy, both active and reserve, in peacetime and during war, as enlisted and a commissioned officer serving as Executive Officer and Commanding Officer, acting, of the U.S.S. Amherst (PCER-853) prior to his release from active duty. He is a former Assistant Attorney General for the state of Michigan with litigation experience in the state and federal courts in both civil and criminal cases, and thereafter served as a legal consultant for several years to the Michigan Department of Attorney General. Following his doctoral clinical practicum (clinicum) in psychology at Lafayette Clinic, he worked for Midwestern Educational Resources Center as a clinical psychologist. Professor Johnson was an associate and later partner in the law firm of Schmidt, Nahas, Coburn & Johnson exclusively involved in litigation. He is the founder of and former advisor to the nationally recognized Journal of Medicine and Law at Michigan State University College of Law and is published in the areas of commercial law, as well as medicine and the law.

Table of Contents

Preface v
I Introduction to the Premises 1
II Getting Started 12
III Bibliographic Methodology 18
IV Quick Notes on Supreme Court Cases as Background 20
V CLAY aka ALI v. UNITED STATES 33
VI GRISWOLD v. CONNECTICUT 43
VII ROTH v. UNITED STATES 73
VIII BARNES v. GLEN THEATRE 96
IX BOWERS v. HARDWICK 111
X LAWRENCE v. TEXAS 134
XI ROE v. WADE 149
XII STENBERG v. CARHART 188
XIII BAREFOOT v. ESTELLE 212
XIV ESTELLE v. SMITH 236
XV NEW YORK TIMES CO. v. SULLIVAN 246
XVI SNYDER v. PHELPS 262
XVII BOWLES v. RUSSELL 290
XVIII WASHINGTON v. GLUCKSBERG 308
XIX POSTLUDE - Caperton v. Massey cases, Citizens United v. Federal Election Comm., and DeBoer v. Snyder (now reported as Obergefell v. Hodges) 362
XX REPRISE 456
XXI EPILOGUE 494
APPENDIX I - DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 497
APPENDIX II - U.S. CONSTITUTION BILL OF RIGHTS 502
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES 507

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