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Oral Arguments in a Landmark Case

Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court: An Empirical Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195368628
eISBN:
9780199867554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368628.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The case of Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is used as an example of the role of the oral arguments in deciding a case. A chronology of the case's development is provided. Excerpts from the oral ... More


The Warren Court on Exclusion: Mapp v. Ohio, then Retreat

Tracey Maclin

in The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199795475
eISBN:
9780199979684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795475.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the significance of Mapp v. Ohio. Mapp was the first decision to interpret the Due Process Clause to impose on the states the same substantive constitutional criminal procedure ... More


Supreme Court Rulings

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter brings to the fore the current American perspective on taking away citizenship. In the past, expatriation was mainly enforced as a punishment for un-American activities. Even though ... More


The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions

Robert M. Lichtman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037009
eISBN:
9780252094125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037009.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book provides a comprehensive history of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in “Communist” cases during the McCarthy era. The book shows the Court’s vulnerability to public criticism and attacks ... More


Miranda Changes the Confessions World

George C. Thomas III and Richard A. Leo

in Confessions of Guilt: From Torture to Miranda and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195338935
eISBN:
9780199933303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338935.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Like the Court’s voluntariness test, Miranda failed to constrain lower courts. Chief Justice Earl Warren’s opinion not only provoked powerful, biting dissents but also was unable to establish the ... More


Red Monday and Beyond

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Earl Warren, progressed from cautious incursions on some of the witch-hunt era's more drastic practices to its breakthrough decisions ... More


End of an Era

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0042
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines how Henry Cowell was pardoned in 1942, two years after he was released on parole from California's San Quentin Prison. Henry was originally sentenced to fifteen years in prison ... More


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