New PDF release: 100 Americans Making Constitutional History: A Biographical

By Melvin Urofsky,Melvin I. (Irving) Urofsky

ISBN-10: 1568027990

ISBN-13: 9781568027999

100 americans Making Constitutional heritage: A Biographical History offers a hundred profiles of the foremost humans in the back of the most vital U.S. splendid lawsuits. Edited via Melvin I. Urofsky, a revered constitutional historian, each one 2,000-word profile delves into the social and political context in the back of landmark courtroom judgements. for instance, whereas a case like Brown v. Board of Education is set an immense concept the equivalent defense of the legislation at its middle it's the tale of a bit lady, Linda Brown, who desired to visit an honest university close to her domestic. the result is available and goal tales in regards to the members heroes and scoundrels who fought their approach to constitutional history.

100 american citizens Making Constitutional History is helping scholars comprehend the human facet of the best Court's judgements from the early republic to the current. each one biographical profile, written via a constitutional student or criminal analyst, features a dialogue in regards to the courtroom selection and the way the categorical felony matters developed into nice constitutional questions and drama. It places a face and heritage to significant circumstances via reminding the reader that there are humans at the back of them, looking vindication in their person liberties and civil rights.

Each profile contains a short bibliography for additional study. very good for undergraduate scholars learning American govt, American historical past, Constitutional legislation and journalism.

Sample record of Litigants

  • Larry Flynt- Hustler journal, Inc. v. Falwell (1988)
  • Elmer Gertz- Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. (1974)
  • Demetrio Rodriguez- Rodriguez v. San Antonio self sufficient tuition District (1973)
  • Curt Flood- Flood v. Kuhn (1972)
  • Estelle Griswold- Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • Linda Brown- Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
  • Gordon Hirabayashi- Hirabayashi v. usa (1943)
  • Eugene Debs- Debs v. United states (1919)
  • William Marbury- Marbury v. Madison (1803)

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