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The Resource Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted, Ian Millhiser

Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted, Ian Millhiser

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Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted
Title
Injustices
Title remainder
the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted
Statement of responsibility
Ian Millhiser
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Constitutional law expert Ian Millhiser tells the history of the Supreme Court through the eyes of everyday people who have suffered the most as a result of its judgements. The justices built a nation where children toiled in coal mines and cotton mills, where Americans could be forced into camps because of their race, and where women were sterilized at the command of states. The Court was the midwife of Jim Crow, the right hand of union busters, and the dead hand of the Confederacy. Nor is the modern Court a vast improvement, with its incursions on voting rights, its willingness to place elections for sale, and its growing skepticism towards the democratic process generally. In this book, Millhiser argues the Supreme Court does not deserve the respect it commands. To the contrary, it routinely bent the arc of American history away from justice"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Millhiser, Ian
Dewey number
347.73/2609
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8748
LC item number
.M475 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Social justice
  • Law
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Judicial Branch
  • LAW / Government / Federal
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / 21st Century
Label
Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted, Ian Millhiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How the Civil War was undone -- The baron outside Chicago -- The two constitutions -- The price of a Coke -- You load sixteen tons and what do you get? -- Men feared witches and burnt women -- The bottom falls out -- The biggest damned-fool mistake I ever made -- Should we double our wealth and conquer the stars -- The truce -- Rigging the game -- The final word -- The Constitution has always been at war with Eurasia -- Epilogue: the gathering storm
Control code
1596245
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 351 pages
Isbn
9781568584560
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014049653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1596245
  • (OCoLC)899114065
Label
Injustices : the Supreme Court's history of comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted, Ian Millhiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How the Civil War was undone -- The baron outside Chicago -- The two constitutions -- The price of a Coke -- You load sixteen tons and what do you get? -- Men feared witches and burnt women -- The bottom falls out -- The biggest damned-fool mistake I ever made -- Should we double our wealth and conquer the stars -- The truce -- Rigging the game -- The final word -- The Constitution has always been at war with Eurasia -- Epilogue: the gathering storm
Control code
1596245
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 351 pages
Isbn
9781568584560
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014049653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1596245
  • (OCoLC)899114065

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