The Resource Making civil rights law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961, Mark V. Tushnet

Making civil rights law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961, Mark V. Tushnet

Label
Making civil rights law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961
Title
Making civil rights law
Title remainder
Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961
Statement of responsibility
Mark V. Tushnet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
From the 1930s to the early 1960s civil rights law was made primarily through constitutional litigation. Before Rosa Parks could ignite a Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Supreme Court had to strike down the Alabama law which made segregated bus service required by law; before Martin Luther King could march on Selma to register voters, the Supreme Court had to find unconstitutional the Southern Democratic Party's exclusion of African-Americans; and before the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Supreme Court had to strike down the laws allowing for the segregation of public gr
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tushnet, Mark V.
Dewey number
  • 342.73/085/09 347.3028509
  • 342.73085093028509
  • 342.7308509347.3028509
  • 347.30285
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF4755
LC item number
.T87 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • Civil rights
  • Judges
Label
Making civil rights law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961, Mark V. Tushnet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Prologue: ""You'll Never Find a Better Constitution""; 1. Setting the Stage: Baltimore and the NAACP; 2. ""No Star Performance"": The Office in the 1940s; 3. ""You Did All You Could . . ."": Routine Work in the 1940s; 4. ""A Negro on Trial for His Life"": Criminal Law and Race Discrimination; 5. The ""Increasing Power"" of Private Discrimination; 6. ""A Carefully Planned Program"": Attacking Restrictive Covenants; 7. ""Interference with the Effective Choice of the Voters"": Challenging the White Primary; 8. ""Passing Through a Transition"": Education Cases, 1939-1945
  • 9. To ""Determine the Future Course of Litigation"": Making the Record on Segregated Universities10. ""Replete with Road Markings"": The Supreme Court Deals with Segregated Universities; 11. ""A Direct Challenge of the Segregation Statutes"": Making the Record in Brown; 12. ""Behind This Are Certain Facts of Life"": The Law in Brown; 13. ""Boldness Is Essential But Wisdom Indispensable"": Inside the Supreme Court; 14. ""Quietly Ignoring Facts"": Examining History; 15. ""When They Produce Reasons for Delay"": Devising the Remedy
  • 16. To ""Open the Doors of All Schools"": Passive Resistance to Brown, 1955-196117. ""Civil Rights . . . Civil Wrongs"": Massive Resistance to Brown, 1955-1961; 18. The ""Battle Between the Sovereigns"": Violent Resistance to Brown, 1955-1961; 19. ""An Act to Make It Difficult . . . to Assert the Constitutional Rights of Negroes"": The Attack on the Lawyers, 1955-1961; 20. ""A Mortal Blow from Which They Will Never Recover"": The Attack on the NAACP, 1955-1961; 21. ""I'd Kind of Outlived My Usefulness"": The Changing Context of Civil Rights Litigation; Epilogue: ""Power, not Reason""; Notes
  • BibliographyTable of Cases; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (412 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601299420
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028705
  • (EBL)241590
  • (OCoLC)475957385
  • (SSID)ssj0000195778
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11179006
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000195778
  • (PQKBWorkID)10131537
  • (PQKB)10672261
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701463
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241590
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028705
Label
Making civil rights law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1936-1961, Mark V. Tushnet
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Prologue: ""You'll Never Find a Better Constitution""; 1. Setting the Stage: Baltimore and the NAACP; 2. ""No Star Performance"": The Office in the 1940s; 3. ""You Did All You Could . . ."": Routine Work in the 1940s; 4. ""A Negro on Trial for His Life"": Criminal Law and Race Discrimination; 5. The ""Increasing Power"" of Private Discrimination; 6. ""A Carefully Planned Program"": Attacking Restrictive Covenants; 7. ""Interference with the Effective Choice of the Voters"": Challenging the White Primary; 8. ""Passing Through a Transition"": Education Cases, 1939-1945
  • 9. To ""Determine the Future Course of Litigation"": Making the Record on Segregated Universities10. ""Replete with Road Markings"": The Supreme Court Deals with Segregated Universities; 11. ""A Direct Challenge of the Segregation Statutes"": Making the Record in Brown; 12. ""Behind This Are Certain Facts of Life"": The Law in Brown; 13. ""Boldness Is Essential But Wisdom Indispensable"": Inside the Supreme Court; 14. ""Quietly Ignoring Facts"": Examining History; 15. ""When They Produce Reasons for Delay"": Devising the Remedy
  • 16. To ""Open the Doors of All Schools"": Passive Resistance to Brown, 1955-196117. ""Civil Rights . . . Civil Wrongs"": Massive Resistance to Brown, 1955-1961; 18. The ""Battle Between the Sovereigns"": Violent Resistance to Brown, 1955-1961; 19. ""An Act to Make It Difficult . . . to Assert the Constitutional Rights of Negroes"": The Attack on the Lawyers, 1955-1961; 20. ""A Mortal Blow from Which They Will Never Recover"": The Attack on the NAACP, 1955-1961; 21. ""I'd Kind of Outlived My Usefulness"": The Changing Context of Civil Rights Litigation; Epilogue: ""Power, not Reason""; Notes
  • BibliographyTable of Cases; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (412 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781601299420
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028705
  • (EBL)241590
  • (OCoLC)475957385
  • (SSID)ssj0000195778
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11179006
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000195778
  • (PQKBWorkID)10131537
  • (PQKB)10672261
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701463
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241590
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028705

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