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Milestones! : 200 years of American law : milestones in our legal history

Milestones! : 200 years of American law : milestones in our legal history

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Jethro K. Lieberman
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1976
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/milestones-200-years-of-american-law-milestones-in-our-legal-history/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Lieberman, Jethro Koller. Milestones! New York: Oxford University Press, ©1976 (OCoLC)567539388 Online version: Lieberman, Jethro Koller. Milestones! New York: Oxford University Press, ©1976 (OCoLC)607764918

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XVII, 422 pages, [4] leaves of plates : ILlustrations ; 26 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Milestones! : 200 years of American law : milestones in our legal history is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Jethro K. Lieberman.
  • Publication Date: 1976
  • Copyright Date: 1976
  • Location: New York. N.Y.
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1976
  • Last edition Date: 1976
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF352
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • ISBN: 0195198816 9780195198812
  • OCLC: 2858995

Main Contents

pt. I. Foundations of American law. The Declaration of Independence ; The Constitution of the United States
pt. II. Bringing the system to life. John Marshall and the Marshall Court (1801-1835) ; The Supreme Court has the last word- almost: Marbury v. Madison (1803) ; The sanctity of contracts: Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819) ; The power and supremacy of the federal government: McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
pt. III: Slavery and its aftermath. People as property: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) ; Between then and now: the Fourteenth Amendment (1868)
pt. IV: The New Deal years. The uncertain cackle of the sick chicken: A.L.A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935) ; Congress and the general welfare: the Social Security Act (1935-1937) ; The law that depends on the forum: Erie Railroad v. Tompkins (1938)
pt. V: Redeeming the American promise. Earl Warren and the Warren Court (1953-1969) ; Equality redeemed: Brown v. Board of Education (1954) ; The privacy of one's home: Mapp v. Ohio (1961) ; Ending rotten boroughs: Baker v. Carr (1962) ; The right to counsel: Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) ; The rights of suspects: Miranda v. Arizona (1966) ; The rights of juveniles: In Re Gault (1967) ; The privacy of one's body: Roe v. Wade (1973)
pt. VI: The endurance of constitutional government. The President is under the law: United States v. Nixon (1974).

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