New York, N.Y. : Foundation Press ; [St. Paul, MN] : Thomson/West, 2004.
vii, 540 pages ; 26 cm.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Putting the people back in "We the people" / Michael C. Dorf The story of Marbury v. Madison: making defeat look like victory / Michael W. McConnell The story of McCulloch: banking on national power / Daniel A. Farber The story of Wickard v. Filburn: agriculture, aggregation, and Congressional power over commerce / Jim Chen The story of Clinton v. Jones: Presidential promiscuity and the paths of constitutional retribution / Michael J. Gerhardt The story of Dred Scott: originalism's forgotten past / Christopher L. Eisgruber The story of Plessy v. Ferguson: the death and resurrection of racial formalism / Cheryl I. Harris The story of Brown v. City of Oneonta: the uncertain meaning of racially discriminatory policing under the equal protection clause / R. Richard Banks The story of Korematsu: the Japanese-American cases / Neil Gotanda The story of Baker v. Carr / Stephen Ansolabehere and Samuel Issacharoff The story of Lochner v. New York: impediment to the growth of the regulatory state / David E. Bernstein The story of Roe v. Wade: from a garage sale for women's lib, to the Supreme Court, to political turmoil / Lucinda M. Finley The story of Whitney v. California: the power of ideas / Ashutosh A. Bhagwat The story of West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette: the pledge of allegiance and the freedom of thought / Vincent Blasi and Seana V. Shiffrin The story of Al Smith: the first amendment meets grandfather peyote / Garrett Epps The story of City of Boerne v. Flores: federalism, rights, and judicial supremacy / Mark Tushnet.
" ... a selection of interesting tales that provide a deeper understanding of the project of constitutional law as a whole"--P. .
Bibliography, etc. Note
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