Political Thought and the American Judiciary (Google eBook)
A collection of readings from over 200 years of judicial decision-making, this volume explores the changing meaning of the central tenets of American political culture, including such topics as the limits of free speech, the right to die with dignity, affirmative action and abortion.
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