Success Without Victory: Lost Legal Battles and the Long Road to Justice in America

Success Without Victory: Lost Legal Battles and the Long Road to Justice in America

by Jules Lobel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814751121
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: Critical America Series
Pages: 321
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jules Lobel is Professor of International and Constitutional Law at the University of Pittsburgh Law School. He is also Vice President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, a national civil and human rights organization. On behalf of the Center, he has been one of the foremost legal challengers of unilateral presidential war-making for the past two decades.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
1 Introduction: Losers, Fools, and Prophets
2 Can Law Stop War? The Constitution and Iraq
3 A Tradition of Resistance: Antislavery Litigators and the Fight for Freedom
4 “A Fine Agitation”: Women’s Suffrage Goes to Court
5 Plessy v. Ferguson: The Fool’s Last Battle
6 Plant-Closing Litigation: “Youngstown Sure Died Hard”
7 Politics versus Law: Were Travelers to Cuba Trading with the Enemy?
8 Challenging United States Intervention in Central America
9 End of an Era: Fighting U.S. Action in Kosovo
10 Conclusion
Notes
Index
Series List
About the Author

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