285 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780252037009 hardcover : cover alkaline paper 0252037006 hardcover : cover alkaline paper 9780252094125 e-book 0252094123 e-book
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : political repression and court-curbing Defining the McCarthy era The justices of the Vinson court, Douds, and the start of the court's McCarthy era (October 1949 term) Dennis, the Attorney General's list, loyalty programs, contempts, and more (October term 1950) Deportations, fallout from Dennis, and the Rosenberg case (October terms 1951 and 1952, special term 1953) The coming of the Warren court, the Emspak trilogy, and Brown's consequences (October terms 1953 and 1954) Nelson, Cole v. Young, and the beginning of the campaign against the court (October 1955 term) "Red Monday," Jencks, and a crescendo of anti-court attacks (October term 1956) Beilan, Lerner, and the court's shift, passport cases, and Congress's court-curbing climax (October term 1957) Barenblatt, Uphaus, the court in retreat (October terms 1958 and 1959) Scales and CPUSA, Wilkinson and Braden, Konigsberg II and Anastaplo, a full-scale retreat (October term 1960) Frankfurter's departure, a near-decision in Gibson, and the era's end (October term 1961) Epilogue : Vietnam-war decisions and some observations.
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Urbana : University of Illinois Press,