The Politics of Judicial Interpretation: The Federal Courts, Department of Justice, and Civil Rights, 1866-1876
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BeschreibungThis landmark work of Constitutional and legal history is the leading account of the ways in which federal judges, attorneys, and other law officers defined a new era of civil and political rights in the South and implemented the revolutionary 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments during Reconstruction. Should be required reading . . . for all historians, jurists, lawyers, political scientists, and government officials who in one way or another are responsible for understanding and interpreting our civil rights past.-Harold M. Hyman, Journal of Southern HistoryImportant, richly researched. . . . the fullest account now available.-American Journal of Legal History
PortraitRobert J. Kaczorowski, Professor of Law and Director of the Condon Institute in Legal History at Fordham University School of Law, is also co-editor of Constitutionalism in American Culture: Writing the New Constitutional History.
Pressestimmen"Should be required reading...for all historians, jurists, lawyers, political scientists, and government officials who in one way or another are responsible for understanding and interpreting our civil rights past." - Harold M. Hyman, Journal of Southern History "Important, richly researched....the fullest account now available." - American Journal of Legal History"
Untertitel: 'Reconstructing America (Paperb'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: FORDHAM UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 246 Seiten