Cover of: Constitutional law stories | edited by Michael C. Dorf.

Constitutional law stories

Published by Foundation Press, Thomson/West in New York, [St. Paul, MN] .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.
" ... a selection of interesting tales that provide a deeper understanding of the project of constitutional law as a whole"--P. [1].



Library of Congress
KF4549 .C656 2004

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vii, 540 p. ;
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