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Constitutional law stories
Dorf, Michael C.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Press, [2004]

Physical Description:
vii, 540 pages ; 26 cm
Introduction: Putting the people back in "We the people" / Story of Marbury v. Madison: making defeat look like victory / Story of McCulloch: banking on national power / Story of Wickard v. Filburn: agriculture, aggregation, and Congressional power over commerce / Story of Clinton v. Jones: Presidential promiscuity and the paths of constitutional retribution / Story of Dred Scott: originalism's forgotten past / Story of Plessy v. Ferguson: the death and resurrection of racial formalism / Story of Brown v. City of Oneonta: the uncertain meaning of racially discriminatory policing under the equal protection clause / Story of Korematsu: the Japanese-American cases / Story of Baker v. Carr / Story of Lochner v. New York: impediment to the growth of the regulatory state / David E. Bernstein -- Story of Roe v. Wade: from a garage sale for women's lib, to the Supreme Court, to political turmoil / Story of Whitney v. California: the power of ideas / Story of West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette: the pledge of allegiance and the freedom of thought / Story of Al Smith: the first amendment meets grandfather peyote
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