The Warren Court And American Politics

Author: Lucas A. Powe
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674042344
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In learned and lively narrative, Powe discusses over 200 significant rulings of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren, especially the explosive "Brown" decision, which fundamentally challenged the Southern way of life. 13 ...

Dis Entitling The Poor

Author: Elizabeth Bussiere
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271038872
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In short, the American political tradition was far more eclectic than often
acknowledged by late twentieth-century political scientists. In addition to the
richness of the American political tradition there were more immediate
developments that suggested the strong possibility of the Warren Court
incorporating a right to welfare into the Constitution. Several developments in
particular led one to have expected the Court to identify welfare as a right under
the Fourteenth Amendment: ( 1 ) the ...

Earl Warren And The Warren Court

Author: Harry N. Scheiber
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739116357
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This book offers a unique set of analyses that portray how innovations in American law generated by the Warren Court led to a reconsideration of law and the judicial role and in many areas of the world, to transformations in judicial ...

The Warren Court In Historical And Political Perspective

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813916651
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The tenure of Earl Warren as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1953-69) was marked by a series of decisions unique in the history of the Court for the progressive agenda they bespoke. What made the Warren Court special?

The Warren Court A Retrospective

Author: the late Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195355840
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A judge-made revolution? The very term seems an oxymoron, yet this is exactly what the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren achieved.

American Politics Today

Author: John David Lees
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719018381
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Court was about to embark on a period of quite remarkable activity. The Warren
Court was, without a doubt, one of the great reforming courts of American judicial
history. There are two characteristics which distinguish the Warren Court from its
predecessors: (a) It was almost entirely unconcerned with economic issues,
unlike the New Deal Court or the post-Civil War Courts. The Warren Court was
preoccupied with civil rights, i.e. the rights of black Americans, and civil liberties.

The Warren Court And The Pursuit Of Justice

Author: Morton J. Horwitz
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780809016259
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A study of the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief Justice Earl Warren, from 1953 to 1969, discussing the impact of the liberal court's civil rights and civil liberties decisions on American constitutional law.

The Warren Court

Author: Melvin I. Urofsky
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 157607160X
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The Context of Judicial Activism: The Endurance of the Warren Court Legacy in a
Conservative Age. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Little- field. Powe, Lucas A., Jr. 2000
. The Warren Court and American Politics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
Press. Schwartz, Bernard, ed. 1996. The Warren Court: A Retrospective. New
York: Oxford University Press. Tushnet, Mark V., ed. 1993. The Warren Court in
Historical and Political Perspective. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.
Urofsky ...

Failing Justice

Author: Craig Alan Smith
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786484306
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Powe, likewise, discarded the notion that it was really Brennan's influence that
determined the direction of the Court, writing, “The claim that the Warren Court
was really the 'Brennan Court' seems largely based on reading Brennan's
subsequent career backward or defining a di›erent era.... No one claimed that it
was the Brennan Court while Warren sat. Not only had Brennan's career just
begun, but he was largely unknown,” The Warren Court and American Politics,
500. 140.