Democracy and equality : the enduring constitutional vision of the Warren court
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New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020].
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217 pages ; 22 cm.
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English
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9780190938208, 019093820X

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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From 1953 to 1969, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren brought about many of the proudest achievements of American constitutional law. The Warren declared racial segregation and laws forbidding interracial marriage to be unconstitutional; it expanded the right of citizens to criticize public officials; it held school prayer unconstitutional; and it ruled that people accused of a crime must be given a lawyer even if they can't afford one. Yet, despite those and other achievements, conservative critics have fiercely accused the justices of the Warren Court of abusing their authority by supposedly imposing their own opinions on the nation.0As the eminent legal scholars Geoffrey R. Stone and David A. Strauss demonstrate in Democracy and Equality, the Warren Court's approach to the Constitution was consistent with the most basic values of our Constitution and with the most fundamental responsibilities of our judiciary. Stone and Strauss describer the Warren Court's extraordinary achievements by reviewing its jurisprudence across a range of issues addressing our nation's commitment to the values of democracy and equality.0In each chapter, they tell the story of a critical decision, exploring the historical and legal context of each case, the Court's reasoning, and how the justices of the Warren Court fulfilled the Court's most important responsibilities. 0This powerfully argued evaluation of the Warren Court's legacy, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the end of the Warren Court, both celebrates and defends the Warren Court's achievements against almost sixty-five years of unrelenting and unwarranted attacks by conservatives. It demonstrates not only why the Warren Court's approach to constitutional interpretation was correct and admirable, but also why the approach of the Warren Court was far superior to that of the increasingly0conservative justices who have dominated the Supreme Court over the past half-century.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stone, G. R., & Strauss, D. A. (2020). Democracy and equality: the enduring constitutional vision of the Warren court . Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stone, Geoffrey R. and David A., Strauss. 2020. Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stone, Geoffrey R. and David A., Strauss. Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Stone, Geoffrey R.,, and David A. Strauss. Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court Oxford University Press, 2020.

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