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Justice Deferred

Race and the Supreme Court

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674975644

Publication Date: 05/31/2021

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464 pages

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

35 photos

Belknap Press

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  • Note to the Reader
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and the Road to Civil War
  • 2. A New Birth of Freedom
  • 3. The Supreme Court in Reconstruction
  • 4. The Supreme Court and the Jim Crow Counterrevolution
  • 5. Beginning the Long, Slow Turnaround
  • 6. Breaking New Ground
  • 7. The End of Separate but Equal
  • 8. Opposing Forces: Massive Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement
  • 9. A New Birth of Freedom, Again
  • 10. Change in the Court
  • 11. The War of Words: “Purpose” and “Effect”
  • 12. Affirmative Action: Color Blind or Color Conscious
  • 13. The Color of Criminal Justice
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index of Cases
  • General Index

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