Synopses & Reviews
Completely updated to cover Supreme Court decisions through October of 1997, this classic study remains the basic work in the field. Providing historical context and current insight, Freedom and the Court is the best and most comprehensive textual summary of the Supreme Courts work on civil liberties and civil rights. Lucid, lively, and impeccably researched and enormously readable, it is indispensable to the teaching of civil liberties and the Supreme Court.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-461) and indexes.
Table of Contents
2. The "Double Standard"
3. The Bill of Rights and Its Applicability to the States
4. The Fascinating World of "Due Process of Law"
5. The Precious Freedom of Expression
7. Race - The American Dilemma: The Evolving Equal Protection of the Laws
8. Gender and Race Under the New Equal Protection
Appendix A: Statistical Data on Supreme Court Justices
Appendix B: Civil Rights and Liberties in the Constitution