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100 AMERICANS MAKING CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY

I. Urofsky Melvin

Oprawa:
TWARDA

Wydawca:
SAGE Publications

Data premiery:
2004-04-27

ISBN:
9781568027999

525,00 PLN
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Opis produktu

100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical History presents 100 profiles of the key people behind some of the most important U.S. Supreme Court cases. Edited by Melvin I. Urofsky a respected constitutional historian each 2000word profile delves into the social and political context behind landmark Court decisions. For example while a case like Brown v. Board of Education is about an important ideathe equal protection of the lawat its heart it is the story of a little girl Linda Brown who wanted to go to a decent school near her home. The outcome is accessible and objective stories about the individualsheroes and scoundrelswho fought their way to constitutional history.100 Americans Making Constitutional History helps students understand the human side of the Supreme Courtćs decisions from the early republic to the present. Each biographical profile written by a constitutional scholar or legal analyst includes a discussion about the Court decision and how the specific legal issues evolved into great constitutional questions and drama. It puts a face and history to major cases by reminding the reader that there are people behind them seeking vindication of their individual liberties and civil rights. Each profile includes a brief bibliography for further research. Excellent for undergraduate students studying American government American history Constitutional Law and journalism. Sample List of LitigantsLarry Flynt Hustler Magazine Inc. v. Falwell (1988)Elmer Gertz Gertz v. Robert Welch Inc. (1974)Demetrio Rodriguez Rodriguez v. San Antonio Independent School District (1973)Curt Flood Flood v. Kuhn (1972)Estelle Griswold Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)Linda Brown Brown v. Board of Education (1954)Gordon Hirabayashi Hirabayashi v. United states (1943)Eugene Debs Debs v. United states (1919)William Marbury Marbury v. Madison (1803)

Data Publikacji: 2004-04-27

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