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Liberty Under Law : The Supreme Court in American Life - William M. Wiecek

Liberty Under Law

The Supreme Court in American Life

Paperback Published: 1st March 1988
ISBN: 9780801835964
Number Of Pages: 240
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Liberty under Law is a concise and readable history of the U.S. Supreme Court, from its antecedents in colonial and British legal tradition to the present.

Those who teach constitutional history or constitutional law often find themselves looking for a short, interpretive history of constitutional law to assign to students... [Liberty under Law] provide[s] teachers with real choices when choice has been absent for such a long time. -- Mark Tushnet * Law and History Review * Students used to dull recitations of the facts will find this an unusually lively, significant interpretation of the importance of the judicial process in our society. * Midwest Book Review * A tightly drawn chronological examination of the origin and development of the Supreme Court's power of judicial review. * American Political Science Review *

ISBN: 9780801835964
ISBN-10: 0801835968
Series: The American Moment
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st March 1988
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41