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Title We dissent : talking back to the Rehnquist court : eight cases that subverted civil liberties and civil rights / edited by Michael Avery
Published New York : New York University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 237 pages)
Contents Alden v. Maine : sovereign immunity -- a vestige of monarchy inconsistent with democratic values / Erwin Chemerinsky -- Arkansas Educational Television Commission v. Forbes : betraying freedom of political expression and undermining democracy / Jamin Raskin -- Cuyahoga Falls v. Buckeye : the Supreme Court's "intent doctrine" -- undermining viable discrimination claims and remedies for people of color / Eva Paterson and Susan Kiyomi Serrano -- United States v. Whren : The Fourth Amendment problem with pretextual traffic stops / Tracey Maclin -- County Of Sacramento v. Lewis : protecting life and liberty under the Constitution -- reckless indifference to life does not shock the conscience of the Supreme Court / Michael Avery -- Chavez v. Martinez : the court fails to hold that interrogation by means of torture is unconstitutional / Marjorie Cohn -- Saucier v. Katz : qualified immunity as a doctrine of dilution of constitutional rights / David Rudovsky -- Strickland v. Washington : gutting Gideon and providing cover for incompetent counsel / Abbe Smith
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Rehnquist, William H., 1924-2005.
United States. Supreme Court.
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Avery, Michael, 1944-