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The Warren Court in Historical and Political Perspective

Mark Tushnet, ed.

BUY Cloth · 220 pp. · 6 × 9 · ISBN 9780813914596 · $60.00 · Sep 1993
BUY Paper · 220 pp. · 6 × 9 · ISBN 9780813916651 · $23.50 · Sep 1993

The tenure of Earl Warren as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1953-69) was marked by a series of decisions unique in the history of the Court for the progressive agenda they bespoke. What made the Warren Court special? How can students of history and political science understand the Warren Court as part of constitutional history and politics? To answer such questions, nine well-known legal scholars and historians explore how each justice contributed to the distinctiveness of the Warren Court in Supreme Court history.

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