The conservative assault on the constitution / Erwin Chemerinsky.
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
[vii], 326 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : The Constitution touches everyone Separate and unequal schools The imperious presidency Dismantling the wall separating church and state The vanishing rights of criminal defendants The erosion of individual liberties Closing the courthouse doors Conclusion : Reclaiming the Constitution.
"The first step in reclaiming the protections of the Constitution, says Chemerinsky, is to recognize that right-wing justices are imposing their personal prejudices, not making neutral decisions about the scope of the Constitution, as they claim, or following the 'original meaning' of the Constitution."--Book jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF4550 .C426 2010
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