To establish justice : citizenship and the Constitution
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
AMERICA WAS FOUNDED on the idea of liberty for all. But it has not always achieved that ideal.To Establish Justiceis an honest and powerful examination of the Supreme Court's role in legalizing--or negating--civil rights for various groups. From the struggles of Native Americans at the country's birth to the African American civil rights movement of the 1960s, from the vote for women to the internment of the Japanese during World War II,To Establish Justiceshows how the Supreme Court has paved the way for both justice and discrimination, and how this important arm of our government has impacted all of our lives. From the Hardcover edition.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Law and legislation
-- United States.
Discrimination -- Law and legislation.
|Publisher|| New York :Alfred A. Knopf :2004
Distributed by Random House,
154 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-151) and index.
|ISBN||0679993088 (library binding)