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The Great Dissenter, The Story of John Marshall Harlan, Hard Cover

The Great Dissenter, The Story of John Marshall Harlan, Hard Cover

$21.99
By Peter S. Canellos The “superb” (The Guardian) biography of an American who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom:...
Mendez v. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights

Mendez v. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights

$16.95
*Hard-signed By Philippa Strum While Brown v. Board of Education remains much more famous, Mendez v. Westminster School District (1947) was actually the first case in which segregation in education...
Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices

Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices

$18.00 – $30.00
By Noah Feldman A tiny, ebullient Jew who started as America's leading liberal and ended as its most famous judicial conservative. A Klansman who became an absolutist advocate of free...
Lochner v. New York: Economic

Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial

$16.95
By Paul Kens Lochner v. New York (1905), which pitted a conservative activist judiciary against a reform-minded legislature, remains one of the most important and most frequently cited cases in...
The Free Press Crisis of 1800: Thomas Cooper's Trial for Seditious Libel

The Free Press Crisis of 1800: Thomas Cooper's Trial for Seditious Libel

$14.95
By Peter Charles Hoffer The far-reaching Sedition Act of 1798 was introduced by Federalists to suppress Republican support of French revolutionaries and imposed fines and imprisonment "if any person shall...
Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery's Frontier

Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery's Frontier

$31.95
By Lea VanderVelde More than a biography, the book is a deep social history that freshly illuminates some of the major issues confronting antebellum America, including the status of women,...
Fighting Foreclosure: The Blaisdell Case, the Contract Clause, and the Great Depression

Fighting Foreclosure: The Blaisdell Case, the Contract Clause, and the Great Depression

$19.95
By John A. Fliter and Derek S. Hoff In the depths of the Great Depression, when foreclosure rates skyrocketed across the United States, more than two dozen states passed mortgage-extension...
Failing Justice: Charles Evans Whittaker On The Supreme Court

Failing Justice: Charles Evans Whittaker On The Supreme Court

$27.50
By Craig Alan Smith In the history of the U.S. Supreme Court, Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker (1957–1962) merited several distinctions. He was the only Missourian and the first native...
The Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action

The Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action

$12.95
By Howard Ball Twice denied admission to a California medical school despite better grades and test scores than successful minority applicants, Allan Bakke took his grievance to court and set...
The Keeper of the Flame: The Supreme Court Opinions of Justice Clarence Thomas 1991-2005

The Keeper of the Flame: The Supreme Court Opinions of Justice Clarence Thomas 1991-2005

$10.00
By Henry Mark Holzer The Keeper of the Flame is an examination and analysis of Justice Clarence Thomas's majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions, showing extensively, in his own words, what...
Antonin Scalia's Jurisprudence: Text and Tradition

Antonin Scalia's Jurisprudence: Text and Tradition

$39.95
By Ralph A. Rossum Lionized by the right and demonized by the left, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is the high court's quintessential conservative. Witty, outspoken, often abrasive, he is...
Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

$17.00
By Jan Crawford Greenburg Drawing on unprecedented access to the Supreme Court justices themselves and their inner circles, acclaimed ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg offers an explosive news...

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