Before the Civil Rights Revolution: The Old Court and Individual Rights

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There is a broad consensus that 1937 marked a turning point in the history of the Supreme Court. This is the first comprehensive treatment of the Court's decision-making in the civil liberties/civil rights sphere in the years preceding that watershed. Professor Braeman refutes the widely held assumption that the post-1937 justices were writing upon a largely blank slate in dealing with civil liberties/civil rights issues, arguing instead that much of what the Modern Court has done, when viewed in a long-term perspective, ...

Before the Civil Rights Revolution: The Old Court and Individual Rights 1988, Praeger, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780313262050

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