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Pillars of Justice

Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674971868

Publication Date: 05/08/2017


224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

13 halftones


  • Introduction
  • I. The Struggle for Civil Rights
    • 1. Thurgood Marshall: The Law’s Promise
    • 2. William Brennan: A Life Lived Twice
    • 3. John Doar: To Stand for What Is Right
    • 4. Burke Marshall: A Reluctant Hero
  • II. Legal Education and the Culture of Liberalism
    • 5. Harry Kalven: A Tenth Justice
    • 6. Eugene Rostow: The Law according to Yale
    • 7. Arthur Leff : Making Coffee and Other Duties of Citizenship
    • 8. Catharine MacKinnon: Feminism in the Classroom
    • 9. Joseph Goldstein: The Scholar as Sovereign
  • III. The Fate of the Law
    • 10. Carlos Nino: The Death of a Public Intellectual
    • 11. Robert Cover: Cases and Materials
    • 12. Morton Horwitz: Timeless Truths
    • 13. Aharon Barak: Law Is Everywhere
  • Coda: Toiling in Eden
  • Sources and Acknowledgments
  • Index

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