Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century (Hardcover)

Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century Cover Image
$210.00
Special Order—Subject to Availability
(This book cannot be returned.)

Description


This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a supplementary text in courses on constitutional law and the judiciary. The book is written in the belief that the key to understanding constitutional law is not having the right answers but asking the right questions. It encourages students to be critical thinkers and provides a historical context so students can better understand competing social, legal, and political interests affecting the Supreme Court's decisions today. The text also includes numerous short excerpts from some of the more influential, eloquent, and controversial Supreme Court opinions to illustrate the handiwork of the powerful legal minds who have helped to shape our society. It reminds us that the Court is not an abstract legal mechanism, but rather a group of human beings with divergent opinions.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781138437821
ISBN-10: 1138437824
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2017
Language: English

Membership Benefits

Membership 
 

 Gift cards can be used online or in-store.

Gift Card