The Warren Court

The Warren Court

by Archibald Cox


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The appointment of Earl Warren as Chief Justice of the United States in 1953 marked the opening of a new era in the nation's constitutional development. In these lectures, originally given in somewhat shorter form in Honolulu in the summer of 1967 under the joint auspices of Harvard Law School and the University of Hawaii, Archibald Cox describes the main lines of constitutional development under the Warren Court. He analyzes the underlying pressures involved and the long-range institutional consequences in terms of the distribution of governmental power.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674284937
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter Gmbh US SR
Publication date: 02/18/2014
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Cox Archibald :

Archibald Cox, Jr., (May 12, 1912–May 29, 2004) was an American lawyer who served as U.S. Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy, and later became best known as the first special prosecutor for the Watergate scandal.

Table of Contents

1. The Basic Dilemma

2. Civil Rights: Judicial Innovation

3. Civil Rights: Legislative Power

4. The Reform of Criminal Procedure

5. Political Democracy: Speech and Association

6. Political Democracy: Voting Rights and Legislative Reapportionment



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