The Resource Making constitutional law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991, Mark V. Tushnet

Making constitutional law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991, Mark V. Tushnet

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Making constitutional law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991
Title
Making constitutional law
Title remainder
Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991
Statement of responsibility
Mark V. Tushnet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Following on Making Civil Rights Law, which covered Thurgood Marshall's career from 1936-1961, this book focuses on Marshall's career on the Supreme Court from 1961-1991, where he was the first African-American Justice. Based on thorough research in the Supreme Court papers of Justice Marshall and others, this book describes Marshall's approach to constitutional law in areas ranging from civil rights and the death penalty to abortion and poverty. It locates the Supreme Court from 1967 to 1991 in a broader socio-political context, showing how the nation's drift toward conservatism affected the
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MiAaPQ
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1945-
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Tushnet, Mark V.
Dewey number
  • 347.3022
  • 347.7326347.30735
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF8745.M34
LC item number
.T874 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Marshall, Thurgood
  • Judges
  • Constitutional law
  • Civil rights
Label
Making constitutional law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991, 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: ""Things That We Knew but Would Rather Forget""; 1. ""The Right Man and the Right Place"": From the Second Circuit to the Supreme Court""; 2. ""The Steam Roller Will Have to Grind Me Under"": Marshall and the Brethren; 3. ""Assumptions About How People Live"": Working on the Supreme Court; 4. ""Unless Our Children Begin to Learn Together"": Desegregating the Schools; 5. ""Vital Interests of a Powerless Minority"": Equal Protection Theory; 6. ""Now, When a State Acts to Remedy . . . Discrimination"": Affirmative Action; 7. ""Compassion in Time of Crisis"": The Death Penalty
  • 8. ""We Are Dealing with a Man's Life"": Administering the Death Penalty9. ""Some Clear Promise of a Better World"": The Jurisprudence of Thurgood Marshall; Epilogue: ""He Did What He Could with What He Had""; Notes; Bibliography; Table of Cases; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560116
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000028749
  • (EBL)241431
  • (OCoLC)475956675
  • (SSID)ssj0000195791
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11180396
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000195791
  • (PQKBWorkID)10131009
  • (PQKB)11358840
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241431
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700771
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028749
Label
Making constitutional law : Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court, 1961-1991, 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: ""Things That We Knew but Would Rather Forget""; 1. ""The Right Man and the Right Place"": From the Second Circuit to the Supreme Court""; 2. ""The Steam Roller Will Have to Grind Me Under"": Marshall and the Brethren; 3. ""Assumptions About How People Live"": Working on the Supreme Court; 4. ""Unless Our Children Begin to Learn Together"": Desegregating the Schools; 5. ""Vital Interests of a Powerless Minority"": Equal Protection Theory; 6. ""Now, When a State Acts to Remedy . . . Discrimination"": Affirmative Action; 7. ""Compassion in Time of Crisis"": The Death Penalty
  • 8. ""We Are Dealing with a Man's Life"": Administering the Death Penalty9. ""Some Clear Promise of a Better World"": The Jurisprudence of Thurgood Marshall; Epilogue: ""He Did What He Could with What He Had""; Notes; Bibliography; Table of Cases; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560116
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028749
  • (EBL)241431
  • (OCoLC)475956675
  • (SSID)ssj0000195791
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11180396
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000195791
  • (PQKBWorkID)10131009
  • (PQKB)11358840
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241431
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700771
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028749

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