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A people's history of the Supreme Court : the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution, Peter Irons

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A people's history of the Supreme Court : the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution
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A people's history of the Supreme Court
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the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution
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Peter Irons
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eng
Summary
Beginning with the debates over judicial power in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to controversial rulings on slavery, racial segregation, free speech, school prayer, abortion, and gay rights, constitutional scholar Peter Irons offers a penetrating look at the highest court in the land. Here are revealing sketches of every justice from John Jay to Samuel Alito, as well as portraits of such legal giants as John Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Earl Warren, and Thurgood Marshall. Astute, provocative, and extremely accessible, A People's History of the Supreme Court illuminates and pays tribute to a system of justice that both reflects and parallels our country's remarkable legal history. The revised edition has been updated to include recent landmark cases and changes on the bench
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1940-
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Irons, Peter H.
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347.73/2609
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index present
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KF8742
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.I763 2006
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non fiction
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  • United States
  • Constitutional law
  • Law
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A people's history of the Supreme Court : the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution, Peter Irons
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-577) and index
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Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Dishonorable to the national character
  • ch. 4.
  • The supreme law of the land
  • ch. 5.
  • The country must finally decide
  • ch. 6.
  • The plot thickens fast
  • ch. 7.
  • The nauseous project of amendments
  • Foreword
  • Section 2 : "It is a constitution we are expounding"
  • ch 8.
  • The Court is now sitting
  • ch. 9.
  • To say what the law is
  • ch. 10.
  • These jarring and discordant judgments
  • ch. 11.
  • The good and the wise
  • ch. 12.
  • Howard Zinn
  • Great, good, and excellent man!
  • Section 3 : "Justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery"
  • ch. 13.
  • A small, pleasant-looking Negro
  • ch. 14.
  • Beings of an inferior order
  • ch. 15.
  • Another explosion will soon come
  • ch. 16.
  • A higher law than the Constitution
  • Introduction : "The genius of the Constitution"
  • ch. 17.
  • An evil eye and an unequal hand
  • ch. 18.
  • Our Constitution is color-blind
  • Section 4 : "Liberty in a social organization"
  • ch. 19.
  • The spectre of socialism
  • Munn v. Illinois (1877)
  • Mugler v. Kansas (1877)
  • Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway v. Minnesota (1890)
  • Section 1 : "To establish a more perfect union"
  • United States v. E.C. Knight Co. (1895)
  • Pollock v. Farmers' Loan Co. (1895)
  • In re Debs (1895)
  • ch. 1.
  • Morally sinful by the word of God
  • ch. 2.
  • The exigencies of the Union
  • Falsely shouting fire in a theatre
  • Schenck v. United States (1919)
  • Debs v. United States (1919)
  • Abrams v. United States (1919)
  • ch. 22.
  • Every idea is an incitement
  • Gitlow v. New York (1925)
  • Whitney v. California (1927)
  • De Jonge v. Oregon (1937)
  • Herndon v. Lowry (1937)
  • ch. 20.
  • ch. 23.
  • The general welfare of the United States
  • Home Building & Loan Assn. v. Blaisdell (1934)
  • Nebbia v. New York (1934)
  • Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935)
  • United States v. Butler (1936)
  • ch. 24.
  • To save the Constitution from the Court
  • Carter v. Carter Coal Co. (1936)
  • Morehead v. Tipaldo (1936)
  • The work was light and healthful
  • West Coast Hotel v. Parrish (1937)
  • ch. 25.
  • Hughes thundered out the decision
  • NLRB v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. (1937)
  • Section 5 : "Beyond the reach of majorities"
  • ch. 26.
  • We live by symbols
  • United STates v. Carolene Products Co. (1938)
  • Minersville School Board v. Gobitis (1940)
  • West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
  • Allgeyer v. Louisiana (1897)
  • ch. 27.
  • A Jap's a Jap
  • Hirabayashi v. United States (1943)
  • Korematsu v. United States (1944)
  • Ex parte Endo (1944)"
  • ch. 28.
  • My little soul is overjoyed
  • Gaines v. Canada (1938)
  • Sipuel v. Oklahoma Board of Regents (1948)
  • Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)
  • Holden v. Hardy (1898)
  • Sweatt v. Painter (1950)
  • Dennis v. United States (1951)
  • Lochner v. New York (1905)
  • Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  • Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923)
  • ch. 21.
  • A better place because he lived
  • Everson v. Board of Education (1947)
  • McCollum v. Illinois (148)
  • Engel v. Vitale (1962)
  • Abington Township v. Schempp (1963)
  • Lee v. Weisman (1992)
  • Reynolds v. Sims (1964)
  • Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United STates (1964)
  • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
  • United STates v. O'Brien (1968)
  • ch. 29.
  • Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  • New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)
  • Section 6 : "A right of personal privacy"
  • ch. 32.
  • You've been taking pure thalidomide
  • Skinner v. Oklahoma (1942)
  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • ch. 33.
  • The raw edges of Human existence
  • Roe v. Wade (1973)
  • Give me the colored doll
  • ch. 34.
  • Truly a Pandora's box
  • Regents v. Bakke (1978)
  • Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)
  • ch. 35.
  • I fear for the future
  • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
  • Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  • Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co. (1989)
  • Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992)
  • Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
  • ch. 30.
  • War on the Constitution
  • Brown v. Board of Education, cont. (1954)
  • Cooper v. Aaron (1958)
  • ch. 31.
  • Elk Grove School District v. Newdow (2004)
  • McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky (2005)
  • ch. 37.
  • The values we share with a wider civilization
  • Romer v. Evans 91996)
  • Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
  • Cruzan v. Missouri (1990)
  • Washington v. Glucksberg (1997)
  • Vacco v. Quill (1997)
  • Stenberg v. Carhart (2000)
  • Section 7 : "It is a cultural war"
  • ch. 38.
  • A blank check for the President
  • Bush v. Gore (2000)
  • Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Gratz v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (2005)
  • Padilla v. Rumsfeld (2005)
  • Rasul v. Bush (2005)
  • Epilogue : "One of us will have a pick"
  • United States Constitution
  • ch. 36.
  • The Justices of the Supreme Court
  • Notes
  • Sources for further reading
  • Index
  • One nation under God
  • Board of Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus (1987)
  • Westside School District v. Mergens (1990)
  • Center Moriches School District v. Lamb's Chapel (1993)
  • Rosenberger v. University of Virginia (1995)
  • Santa Fe School District v. Doe (2000)
Control code
ocm65341320
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xx, 588 pages
Isbn
9780143037385
Lccn
2006044779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)65341320
Label
A people's history of the Supreme Court : the men and women whose cases and decisions have shaped our Constitution, Peter Irons
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-577) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 3.
  • Dishonorable to the national character
  • ch. 4.
  • The supreme law of the land
  • ch. 5.
  • The country must finally decide
  • ch. 6.
  • The plot thickens fast
  • ch. 7.
  • The nauseous project of amendments
  • Foreword
  • Section 2 : "It is a constitution we are expounding"
  • ch 8.
  • The Court is now sitting
  • ch. 9.
  • To say what the law is
  • ch. 10.
  • These jarring and discordant judgments
  • ch. 11.
  • The good and the wise
  • ch. 12.
  • Howard Zinn
  • Great, good, and excellent man!
  • Section 3 : "Justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery"
  • ch. 13.
  • A small, pleasant-looking Negro
  • ch. 14.
  • Beings of an inferior order
  • ch. 15.
  • Another explosion will soon come
  • ch. 16.
  • A higher law than the Constitution
  • Introduction : "The genius of the Constitution"
  • ch. 17.
  • An evil eye and an unequal hand
  • ch. 18.
  • Our Constitution is color-blind
  • Section 4 : "Liberty in a social organization"
  • ch. 19.
  • The spectre of socialism
  • Munn v. Illinois (1877)
  • Mugler v. Kansas (1877)
  • Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway v. Minnesota (1890)
  • Section 1 : "To establish a more perfect union"
  • United States v. E.C. Knight Co. (1895)
  • Pollock v. Farmers' Loan Co. (1895)
  • In re Debs (1895)
  • ch. 1.
  • Morally sinful by the word of God
  • ch. 2.
  • The exigencies of the Union
  • Falsely shouting fire in a theatre
  • Schenck v. United States (1919)
  • Debs v. United States (1919)
  • Abrams v. United States (1919)
  • ch. 22.
  • Every idea is an incitement
  • Gitlow v. New York (1925)
  • Whitney v. California (1927)
  • De Jonge v. Oregon (1937)
  • Herndon v. Lowry (1937)
  • ch. 20.
  • ch. 23.
  • The general welfare of the United States
  • Home Building & Loan Assn. v. Blaisdell (1934)
  • Nebbia v. New York (1934)
  • Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935)
  • United States v. Butler (1936)
  • ch. 24.
  • To save the Constitution from the Court
  • Carter v. Carter Coal Co. (1936)
  • Morehead v. Tipaldo (1936)
  • The work was light and healthful
  • West Coast Hotel v. Parrish (1937)
  • ch. 25.
  • Hughes thundered out the decision
  • NLRB v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Co. (1937)
  • Section 5 : "Beyond the reach of majorities"
  • ch. 26.
  • We live by symbols
  • United STates v. Carolene Products Co. (1938)
  • Minersville School Board v. Gobitis (1940)
  • West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
  • Allgeyer v. Louisiana (1897)
  • ch. 27.
  • A Jap's a Jap
  • Hirabayashi v. United States (1943)
  • Korematsu v. United States (1944)
  • Ex parte Endo (1944)"
  • ch. 28.
  • My little soul is overjoyed
  • Gaines v. Canada (1938)
  • Sipuel v. Oklahoma Board of Regents (1948)
  • Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)
  • Holden v. Hardy (1898)
  • Sweatt v. Painter (1950)
  • Dennis v. United States (1951)
  • Lochner v. New York (1905)
  • Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  • Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923)
  • ch. 21.
  • A better place because he lived
  • Everson v. Board of Education (1947)
  • McCollum v. Illinois (148)
  • Engel v. Vitale (1962)
  • Abington Township v. Schempp (1963)
  • Lee v. Weisman (1992)
  • Reynolds v. Sims (1964)
  • Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United STates (1964)
  • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
  • United STates v. O'Brien (1968)
  • ch. 29.
  • Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  • New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)
  • Section 6 : "A right of personal privacy"
  • ch. 32.
  • You've been taking pure thalidomide
  • Skinner v. Oklahoma (1942)
  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • ch. 33.
  • The raw edges of Human existence
  • Roe v. Wade (1973)
  • Give me the colored doll
  • ch. 34.
  • Truly a Pandora's box
  • Regents v. Bakke (1978)
  • Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)
  • ch. 35.
  • I fear for the future
  • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
  • Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  • Richmond v. J.A. Croson Co. (1989)
  • Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992)
  • Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
  • ch. 30.
  • War on the Constitution
  • Brown v. Board of Education, cont. (1954)
  • Cooper v. Aaron (1958)
  • ch. 31.
  • Elk Grove School District v. Newdow (2004)
  • McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky (2005)
  • ch. 37.
  • The values we share with a wider civilization
  • Romer v. Evans 91996)
  • Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
  • Cruzan v. Missouri (1990)
  • Washington v. Glucksberg (1997)
  • Vacco v. Quill (1997)
  • Stenberg v. Carhart (2000)
  • Section 7 : "It is a cultural war"
  • ch. 38.
  • A blank check for the President
  • Bush v. Gore (2000)
  • Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Gratz v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (2005)
  • Padilla v. Rumsfeld (2005)
  • Rasul v. Bush (2005)
  • Epilogue : "One of us will have a pick"
  • United States Constitution
  • ch. 36.
  • The Justices of the Supreme Court
  • Notes
  • Sources for further reading
  • Index
  • One nation under God
  • Board of Airport Commissioners v. Jews for Jesus (1987)
  • Westside School District v. Mergens (1990)
  • Center Moriches School District v. Lamb's Chapel (1993)
  • Rosenberger v. University of Virginia (1995)
  • Santa Fe School District v. Doe (2000)
Control code
ocm65341320
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xx, 588 pages
Isbn
9780143037385
Lccn
2006044779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)65341320

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