Direct Democracy And The Courts

Author: Kenneth P. Miller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521765641
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They would seek to define their threatened interests as judicially-enforceable
rights and invoke the counter-majoritarian power of the courts to overturn the will
of the people. Pierce v. Society of ... Over the past generation, American courts
had vigorously enforced economic rights, but had taken only a few tentative steps
to protect civil rights and liberties. Importantly, in ... Civil Rights and Liberties in
the United States, Eighth Edition (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003),
33-105.

Equal Protection

Author: Francis Graham Lee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078507
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Now in its eighth edition, Henry J. Abraham and Barbara A. Perry, 1998, Freedom
and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States (Lawrence:
University Press of Kansas) provides a broad survey from the very first cases to
the most recent dealing with race and gender in “Race: The American Dilemma:
The Evolving Equal Protection of the Laws” (chapter 7), and “Gender and Race
under the New Equal Protection” (chapter 8). Gerald Gunther is generally
recognized as the ...

Creating Constitutional Change

Author: Gregg Ivers
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813923031
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Among her numerous books and articles on the Supreme Court are The Priestly
Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind (Praeger Publishers,
1999) and Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United States,
eighth edition (University Press of Kansas, 2003), coauthored with Henry J.
Abraham. A former Judicial Fellow in the Office of the Administrative Assistant to
the Chief Justice at the US. Supreme Court, she teaches courses on
constitutional law and ...

Political Conflict In America

Author: A. Ware
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137010339
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On the role of courts in protecting civil liberties, see Henry J. Abraham and
Barbara A. Perry, Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties in the United
States Eighth Edition, Lawrence KA, University of Kansas Press, 2003. 9. Bob
Blauner, Resisting McCarthyism: To Sign or Not to Sign California's Loyalty Oath,
Stanford CA, Stanford University Press, 2009. Robert Griffith, The Politics of Fear:
Joseph R. McCarthy and the Senate, Lexington KY, University of Kentucky Press,
1970.

Earl Warren And The Warren Court

Author: Harry N. Scheiber
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739116357
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Kamisar establishes the relevance to 26 See generally Powe, Warren Court;
Mark Tushnet, The Warren Court as History, in The Warren Court In Historical
And Political Perspective 7 (Mark Tushmnet, ed, 1993); Henry J. Abraham And
Barbara Perry, Freedom And The Court: Civil Rights And Liberties In The United
States (8th edition 2003). Justice Brennan would later take up the cause of
pressing for invocation of the Bill of Rights provisions of state constitutions, in
cases where the ...

For Liberty And Equality

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195379691
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Its Declaration of Principles, styled by the authors as a Negro Declaration of
Independence, demanded equal education and civil rights, repeal of Jim Crow
laws, freedom of speech, equal treatment in courts, and an end to racial
discrimination.17 Du Bois left the organization in 1909 to help found the
multiracial National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. In the
year of the organization's founding, the eighth edition of Du Bois's influential book
The Souls of Black Folk ...

Ourselves And Our Posterity

Author: Bradley C. S. Watson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 073913633X
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He previ— ously served as a presidential appointee to the United States
Commission on Civil Rights, and as a Judicial Fellow at the Supreme Court of the
United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award. ... He is the
editor, with Ronald Kahn, of The Supreme Court and American Political
Development, and author of Constructing Civil Liberties: Discontinuities in the
Development ofAmerican Constitutional Law, and Freedom of Speech: Rights
and Liberties Under the ...

Encyclopedia Of U S Political History

Author: Andrew Robertson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0872893200
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Warren Burger's tenure as chief justice of the United States was a time of
profound social and political change in America, as the civil rights revolution and
Democratic Party hegemony of the 1960s gave way to the sexual revolution and
... left a similar legacy for his Court and in American constitutional law: moderate-
to-conservative decisions on the major policy questions of his era, and a
fundamental conserving of many of the Warren era's precedents on civil rights
and civil liberties.