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9780739116340

Earl Warren and the Warren Court The Legacy in American and Foreign Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739116340

  • ISBN10:

    0739116347

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-12-01
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
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Summary

Earl Warren and the Warren Court is comprised of essays written by leading experts from the fields of law, history, and social science on the most important areas of the Warren Court's contributions in American law. In addition, Scheiber includes appraisals of the Warren Court's influence abroad.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction: The Warren Court, American Law, and Modern Legal Culturesp. 1
Doctrines: Questions of Equality and Liberty
Venturing onto the Path of Equal Representation: The Warren Court and Redistrictingp. 29
The Black Basis of Constitutional Developmentp. 49
Race, Agency, and Equal Protection: A Retrospective on the Warren Courtp. 77
How Earl Warren's Twenty-Two Years in Law Enforcement Affected His Work as Chief Justicep. 91
Corliss Lamont and the Postmaster General: A Synecdoche for the First Amendment in the Era of the Warren Court (1953-1969)p. 113
The Early Hours of the Post-World War II Model of Constitutional Federalism: The Warren Court and the Worldp. 137
Process: Judicial Style and Strategy
The Warren Court and Congressp. 197
Avoiding Constitutional Questions in the Early Warren Court: Judicial Craftsmanship and Statutory Interpretationp. 209
Impact: The Legacy in Other Legal Systems
The Seduction of Judicially Triggered Social Transformation: The Impact of the Warren Court in Latin Americap. 237
The Warren Court in East Asia: An Essay in Comparative Lawp. 265
The Impact of the Warren Court in Canada: A View from the Trenchesp. 295
Political Hero, Legal Dwarf? The Impact of the Warren Court in Europep. 309
An American Dilemma and the Scandinavian Dream: The Citizen Meets Modernity and the Strong Nation-State-A Study in Comparative Legal Culturesp. 333
Afterword: Earl Warren-A Law Clerk's Memory of the Man and The Courtp. 357
Contributorsp. 363
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