A People's History of the Supreme Court
The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped Our Constitutionrevised Edition annotated edition
By (author) Associate Professor of Political Science Peter Irons
Format: Paperback / softback
People's History of the Supreme Court by Associate Professor of Political Science Peter Irons
Book DescriptionRecent changes in the Supreme Court have placed the venerable institution at the forefront of current affairs, making this comprehensive and engaging work as timely as ever. In the tradition of Howard Zinn's classic A People's History of the United States , Peter Irons chronicles the decisions that have influenced virtually every aspect of our society, from the debates over judicial power to controversial rulings in the past regarding slavery, racial segregation, and abortion, as well as more current cases about school prayer, the Bush/Gore election results, and "enemy combatants." A comprehensive history of the people and cases that have changed history, this is the definitive account of the nation's highest court."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143037385
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Associate Professor of Political Science Peter Irons
Peter Irons is professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of five previous award-winning books. The most recent, A People's History of the Supreme Court, was awarded the Silver Gavel Certificate of Merit by the American Bar Association.
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