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Author Urofsky, Melvin I, author.

Title Dissent and the Supreme Court : its role in the Court's history and the nation's constitutional dialogue / Melvin I. Urofsky.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    342.7302 URO    Available
Edition First edition
Description xiii, 528 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-488) and index.
Contents Dissent and the constitutional dialogue -- From Seriatim to the opinion of the court -- From Marshall to Dred Scott -- Field, slaughterhouse, and Munn -- John Marshall Harlan : the first great dissenter -- Mis-en-scène 1 : Harlan and Holmes in Lochner v. New York -- Holmes and Brandeis dissenting -- Mis-en-scène 2 : Brandeis in Olmstead v. United States -- The return of Seriatim : causes -- The prima donnas I : personalities and issues of wartime -- Mis-en-scène 3 : Wiley Rutledge and in re Yamashita -- The prima donnas II : incorporation, criminal procedure, and free speech -- Mis-en-scène 4 : black in Betts v. Brady -- Lower federal courts, the states, and foreign tribunals -- Continuing themes : from Warren to Roberts -- Mis-en-scène 5 : Marshall, Brennan, and capital punishment -- Coda.
Summary "... looks at the role of dissent in the Supreme Court and the meaning of the Constitution through the greatest and longest lasting public-policy debate in the country's history, among members of the Supreme Court, between the Court and the other branches of government, and between the Court and the people of the United States"--Dust jacket.
Subject Dissenting opinions -- United States.
Judicial opinions -- United States.
United States. Supreme Court.
Constitutional law -- United States.
ISBN 9780307379405 (hard cover : alkaline paper)
030737940X (hard cover : alkaline paper)

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