Completely updated to cover Supreme Court decisions through June of 1993, this classic study remains the basic work in the field. With the addition of four new Justices since the fifth edition and major decisions relating to affirmative action, abortion, desegregation, and criminal due process, Freedom and the Court remains the best and the most comprehensive textual summary of the Supreme Court's work on civil liberties and civil rights. Lucid, Lively, impeccably researched and enormously readable, this book is indispensable to the teaching of civil liberties and the Supreme Court.
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"This comprehensive and up-to-date text is timely and absorbing reading for student, scholar, and layperson alike. Abraham and Perry have done it again!"--Sheldon Goldman, author of Picking Federal Judges
"Concise yet amazingly comprehensive, Freedom and the Court remains the best text in the field. A wonderful introduction to the fascinating world of civil liberties for students, a superb desk reference for their professors!"--Tinsley E. Yarbrough, author of The Rehnquist Court and the Constitution
"Freedom and the Court is the best one-book tool available for mastering the Supreme Court's civil rights and liberties jurisprudence."--Martin M. Shapiro, author of Who Guards the Guardians: Judicial Control of AdministrationAbout the Author:
Henry J. Abraham is James Hart Professor Emeritus of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia whose numerous books include Justices, Presidents, and Senators: A History of the U.S. Supreme Court Appointments from Washington to Clinton and The Judicial Process: An Introductory Analysis of the Courts of the United States, England, and France. Barbara A. Perry is Carter Glass Professor of Government at Sweet Briar College and author of The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image in the American Mind.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 6. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0195082648
Descripción Oxford University Press, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0195082648