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And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice
* Introduction The Legal Hurdles To Racial Justice * Prologue to Part I * The Real Status of Blacks Today * The Benefits to Whites of Civil Rights Litigation * The Racial Limitation on Black VotingExpand
The Story of American Freedom
Eric Foner explores the instance of freedom in America from its founding to the end of the 20th century. He describes how freedom is not a fixed and prescribed set of inherited ideas but somethingExpand
Taking the Constitution Away from the Courts
This text challenges hallowed American traditions of juidicial review and judicial supremacy, which allow U.S. judges to invalidate "unconstitutional" governmental actions. By examining a wide rangeExpand
The NAACP's Legal Strategy against Segregated Education, 1925-1950
The NAACP's fight against segregated education - the first public interest litigation campaign - culminated in the 1954 Brown decision. While touching on the general social, political, and economicExpand
Weak Courts, Strong Rights: Judicial Review and Social Welfare Rights in Comparative Constitutional Law
Preface ix Acknowledgments xv Part I: Strong-Form and Weak-Form Judicial Review Chapter 1: Why Comparative Constitutional Law? 3 Chapter 2: Alternative Forms of Judicial Review 18 Chapter 3: TheExpand
Defending Korematsu?: Reflections on Civil Liberties in Wartime
This Essay explores some general characteristics of the U.S. response to questions of civil liberties in wartime. After addressing some general challenges to the proposition that during war, law isExpand
Making Civil Rights Law: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961
From the 1930s to the early 1960s civil rights law was made primarily through constitutional litigation. Before Rosa Parks could ignite a Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Supreme Court had to strike downExpand
Comparative Constitutional Law
The third edition updates its predecessor by including material on important recent developments. In addition to general updating on matters such as gender equality, federalism and affirmative actionExpand