... and my revisionist account challenged the validity of the Gideon's Trumpet subtitle: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court and Changed the Law of the United States. I should note that until the morning of ...
Author: Gregg Barak
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Coming of age at the Berkeley School of Criminology -- Life as a young criminologist -- Academic activism -- Doing public criminology -- Doing newsmaking criminology -- Doing multidisciplinary criminology -- Academic praxis -- Integrating criminology -- Globalizing criminology.
Railway Labor Executives'Association, 489 U.S. 602 (1989); National Treasury Employees Union v. ... 54 Anthony Lewis, Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court—and Changed the Law of the United ...
Author: Michael J. Graetz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A revelatory look at the Warren Burger Supreme Court finds that it was not moderate or transitional, but conservative—and it shaped today’s constitutional landscape. It is an “important book…a powerful corrective to the standard narrative of the Burger Court” (The New York Times Book Review). When Richard Nixon campaigned for the presidency in 1968 he promised to change the Supreme Court. With four appointments to the court, including Warren E. Burger as the chief justice, he did just that. In 1969, the Burger Court succeeded the famously liberal Warren Court, which had significantly expanded civil liberties and was despised by conservatives across the country. The Burger Court is often described as a “transitional” court between the Warren Court and the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts, a court where little of importance happened. But as this “landmark new book” (The Christian Science Monitor) shows, the Burger Court veered well to the right in such areas as criminal law, race, and corporate power. Authors Graetz and Greenhouse excavate the roots of the most significant Burger Court decisions and in “elegant, illuminating arguments” (The Washington Post) show how their legacy affects us today. “Timely and engaging” (Richmond Times-Dispatch), The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right draws on the personal papers of the justices as well as other archives to provide “the best kind of legal history: cogent, relevant, and timely” (Publishers Weekly).
25 Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963). 26 Anthony Lewis, Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court— and Changed the Law of the United States (New York: Random House, 1964), 215.
Author: Abbe Smith
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
In Guilty People, law professor and longtime criminal defense attorney Abbe Smith gives us a thoughtful and honest look at people under trial, from petty criminals to rapists and murderers. Telling compelling stories about real cases, she reveals how individuals get embroiled in the justice system and what happens to them there.
Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court. ... Plea Bargaining's Triumph: A History of Plea Bargaining in America. ... Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court and Changed the Law of the ...
Author: Mark C. Miller
Category: Political Science
Judicial Politics in the United States examines the role of courts as policymaking institutions and their interactions with the other branches of government and other political actors in the U.S. political system. Not only does this book cover the nuts and bolts of the functions, structures and processes of our courts and legal system, it goes beyond other judicial process books by exploring how the courts interact with executives, legislatures, and state and federal bureaucracies. It also includes a chapter devoted to the courts' interactions with interest groups, the media, and general public opinion and a chapter that looks at how American courts and judges interact with other judiciaries around the world. Judicial Politics in the United States balances coverage of judicial processes with discussions of the courts' interactions with our larger political universe, making it an essential text for students of judicial politics.
Most recently, during the early 1990s, the United States experienced a significant drop in both violent and nonviolent crime. ... 1. Lewis, Anthony, Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court, ...
Author: Matthew J. Sheridan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Political Science
The Historical Dictionary of American Criminal Justice contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,200 cross-referenced entries on the most relevant concepts, cases, people, and terms.
Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court and Changed the Law of the United States. New York: Vintage Books. Masotti, Louis H., ed. 1968. Riots and Rebellion: Civil Violence in the Urban ...
Author: Michael C. LeMay
The American judicial system plays a central role in setting and enforcing the legal rules under which the people of the United States live. U.S. courts and laws, though, are complex and often criticized for bias and other alleged shortcomings, The U.S. Supreme Court has emerged as a particular focal point of political partisanship and controversy, both in terms of the legal decisions it hands down and the makeup of its membership. Like other books in the Contemporary World Issues series, this volume comprises seven chapters. Chapter 1 presents the origins, development, and current characteristics of the American judicial system. Chapter 2 discusses problems and controversies orbiting around the U.S. justice system today. Chapter 3 features a wide-ranging collection of essays that examine and illuminate various aspects of the judicial system. Chapter 4 profiles influential organizations and people related to the justice system, and Chapter 5 offers relevant data and documents about U.S. courts. Chapter 6 is composed of an annotated list of important resources, while Chapter 7 offers a useful chronology of events.
An Ethnography of the Basketball Event James Vass Jr. Leathers, D. (1997). ... Gideon's Trumpet: How one man, a poor prisoner, took his case to the Supreme Court—and changed the law of the United States. New York, NY: Vintage Books.
Author: James Vass Jr
This book is a study of UW men's basketball fans during the 2001-2002 season and explores their proclivity to 'cheering for self' during basketball events. The term 'basketball event' is used rather than 'basketball game' to make clear that everything connected to and seen, heard, or experienced before, during and after a basketball game is included. The actual game itself is only part of the 'basketball event. An undercurrent runs throughout this participant observation mini-ethnography dealing with access, and the relative quality of that access, to basketball events being affected by ones age, class, race, and gender. The prominent role of advertising in shaping basketball events and helping to construct fans as consumers of products (both commercial and institutional) during the process of cheering for self is central to this idea. Cheering for self is the activity engaged in by individual fans after they find things to identify or connect with through personal investment. Fans cheer for self indirectly. Fans cheer for the team that they identify with. Through the process of cheering for self while attending the basketball event people are taught how to become fans, to consume a UW product--the basketball event and to consume advertisers' products. People have a tendency to spend their entire life trying to impress others.
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