A People's History of the Supreme CourtBook - 1999
In the tradition of Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Irons (political science, U. of California-San Diego looks at the US Supreme Court from the perspective of the people whose legal grievances led to landmark decisions. He takes a sample of 85 cases ranging from the Constitutional Convention in 1787 to recent rulings on free speech, racial segregation, abortion, and gay rights, setting them in the social, economic, and cultural context of the time.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 347.7326 Irons 1999
Characteristics: xviii, 542 p. ;,25 cm.