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Brandeis and the Progressive Constitution

Erie, the Judicial Power, and the Politics of the Federal Courts in Twentieth-Century America

Brandeis and the Progressive Constitution( )
Author: Purcell, Edward A.
ISBN:978-0-300-07804-6
Publication Date:Feb 2000
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $73.00
Book Description:

During the twentieth century, and particularly between the 1930s and 1950s, ideas about the nature of constitutional government, the legitimacy of judicial lawmaking, and the proper role of the federal courts evolved and shifted. This book focuses on Supreme Court justice Louis D. Brandeis and his opinion in the 1938 landmark case Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins, which resulted in a significant relocation of power from federal to state courts. Distinguished legal...
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Book Details
Pages:420
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Lawyers & Judges
Law / General
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.165 x 1.108 Inches
Book Weight:1.773 Pounds



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