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The Constitution in Conflict

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ISBN 9780674165373

Publication Date: 03/19/1995


488 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


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  • Introduction: White Bosses
  • I. Judicial Authority in Principle
    • 1. The Constitutional Question
    • 2. Madison’s Institutional Answer
    • 3. Lincoln’s Egalitarian Answer
  • II. Judicial Supremacy in Practice
    • 4. The Marshall Court Conflicts
    • 5. The Black Race within Our Bosom, the Red on Our Borders
    • 6. The Civil War Rules
    • 7. Reconstructing the Constitution
  • III. Equal Authority in Principle and Practice
    • 8. An Egalitarian Response: Brown v. Board of Education
    • 9. Atavistic Reaction: The Nixon Tapes, the Death Penalty, and Abortion
    • 10. A Constitutional Resolution
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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