100 Must-Read Books about the Law and Social Justice

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010) (tekijä: Michelle Alexander)
America's Constitution: A Biography (2005) (tekijä: Akhil Reed Amar)
Carnal Crimes: Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975 (2008) (tekijä: Constance Backhouse)
Herculine Barbin (Being the Recently Discovered Memoirs of a Nineteenth Century French Hermaphrodite) (1978) (tekijä: Herculine Adélaîde Barbin)
Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality (2014) (tekijä: Jo Becker)
The Common Legal Past of Europe: 1000-1800 (1995) (tekijä: Manlio Bellomo)
Transgender Employment Experiences: Gendered Perceptions and the Law (2011) (tekijä: Kyla Bender-Baird)
Policing the National Body: Sex, Race, and Criminalization (2002) (tekijä: Anannya Bhattacharjee)
Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention (2015) (tekijä: Mary Sarah Bilder)
Trying Leviathan (2007) (tekijä: D. Graham Burnett)
Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice (2009) (tekijä: Paul Butler)
Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (2016) (tekijä: Jordan T. Camp)
The Case Against the Supreme Court (2014) (tekijä: Erwin Chemerinsky)
King John: And the Road to Magna Carta (2015) (tekijä: Stephen D. Church)
Between the World and Me (2015) (tekijä: Ta-Nehisi Coates)
Sisters in the Struggle: African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement (2001) (tekijä: Bettye Collier-Thomas)
The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (Studies in the Legal History of the South) (2013) (tekijä: Robert J. Cottrol)
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement (2015) (tekijä: Angela Y. Davis)
Governing Immigration Through Crime: A Reader (2013) (tekijä: Julie A. Dowling)
You Have the Right to Remain Innocent (2016) (tekijä: James Duane)
A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (New Histories of American Law) (2015) (tekijä: Laura F. Edwards)
The Informant: A True Story (2000) (tekijä: Kurt Eichenwald)
Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices (2010) (tekijä: Noah Feldman)
Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States (2015) (tekijä: Edward Foley)
Tarkkailla ja rangaista (1975) (tekijä: Michel Foucault)
Law and the Gay Rights Story: The Long Search for Equal Justice in a Divided Democracy (2014) (tekijä: Walter Frank)
Law in America: A Short History (2002) (tekijä: Lawrence M. Friedman)
The Legal Ideology of Removal: The Southern Judiciary and the Sovereignty of Native American Nations (Studies in the Legal History of the South) (2002) (tekijä: Tim Allan Garrison)
Civil Rights Stories (2007) (tekijä: Myriam Gilles)
My Own Words (2016) (tekijä: Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
Lawyers and Legal Culture in British North America: Beamish Murdoch of Halifax (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History) (2011) (tekijä: Philip Girard)
Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor (2002) (tekijä: Evelyn Nakano Glenn)
Storming the Court: How a Band of Law Students Fought the President--and Won (2006) (tekijä: Brandt Goldstein)
Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 (2010) (tekijä: Lawrence Goldstone)
Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court (2016) (tekijä: Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve)
The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (2016) (tekijä: Michael J. Graetz)
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country (2013) (tekijä: Charlotte Gray)
Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey (2005) (tekijä: Linda Greenhouse)
New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) (2011) (tekijä: Kermit L. Hall)
The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798: Testing the Constitution (Witness to History) (2016) (tekijä: Terri Diane Halperin)
A Civil Action (1995) (tekijä: Jonathan Harr)
Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections (2016) (tekijä: Richard L. Hasen)
The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind and Changed the History of Free Speech in America (2013) (tekijä: Thomas Healy)
Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World (2015) (tekijä: Linda Hirshman)
Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience (2001) (tekijä: Lawson Fusao Inada)
A People's History of the Supreme Court (1999) (tekijä: Peter Irons)
The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and the Law (2010) (tekijä: Jameel Jaffer)
No Constitutional Right to be Ladies (1998) (tekijä: Linda K. Kerber)
The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution (2016) (tekijä: Michael J. Klarman)
Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America's Free Press (2016) (tekijä: Richard Kluger)
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa (1998) (tekijä: Antjie Krog)
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion (1997) (tekijä: Edward J. Larson)
Resistance behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women (2012) (tekijä: Victoria Law)
Environmental Law Stories (2005) (tekijä: Richard J. Lazarua)
Our Undemocratic Constitution (2006) (tekijä: Sanford Levinson)
History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier (2005) (tekijä: Deborah E. Lipstadt)
White by Law : The Legal Construction of Race (1996) (tekijä: Ian Haney Lopez)
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 (2010) (tekijä: Pauline Maier)
Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence (2002) (tekijä: Bruce H. Mann)
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance - A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power (2010) (tekijä: Danielle L. McGuire)
Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States (Queer Ideas/Queer Action) (2011) (tekijä: Joey L. Mogul)
1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal (1997) (tekijä: Christopher Moore)
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (2016) (tekijä: Monique W. Morris)
The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (2010) (tekijä: Khalil Gibran Muhammad)
The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America (2014) (tekijä: Naomi Murakawa)
Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement (2003) (tekijä: Jennifer Nelson)
The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice (2003) (tekijä: Sandra Day O'Connor)
Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (New Histories of American Law) (2015) (tekijä: Kunal M. Parker)
Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy (2001) (tekijä: James T. Patterson)
The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace (2012) (tekijä: Lynn Povich)
The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan (1999) (tekijä: Linda Przybyszewski)
Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials (2013) (tekijä: Marilynne K. Roach)
Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice (2004) (tekijä: Jael Silliman)
Cannibalism and the Common Law: The Story of the Tragic Last Voyage of the Mignonette and the Strange Legal Proceedings to Which It Gave Rise (1984) (tekijä: A. W. Brian Simpson)
My Beloved World (2013) (tekijä: Sonia Sotomayor)
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (2011) (tekijä: Eric A. Stanley)
Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment (2016) (tekijä: Carol S. Steiker)
The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company--and won (1976) (tekijä: Gerald M. Stern)
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution (2014) (tekijä: John Paul Stevens)
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism (2004) (tekijä: Geoffrey R. Stone)
Speaking Freely: Whitney v. California and American Speech Law (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) (2015) (tekijä: Philippa Strum)
Down, Out, and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row (2016) (tekijä: Forrest Stuart)
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work (2016) (tekijä: Gillian Thomas)
Feminist Legal History: Essays on Women and Law (2011) (tekijä: Tracy A. Thomas)
The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson (1996) (tekijä: Jeffrey Toobin)
Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution (2014) (tekijä: Laurence Tribe)
The Nuremberg Trial (1983) (tekijä: Ann Tusa)
The African Canadian Legal Odyssey: Historical Essays (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History) (2012) (tekijä: Barrington Walker)
Race, Sex, and the Freedom to Marry: Loving v. Virginia (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) (2014) (tekijä: Peter Wallenstein)
The Taming of Free Speech: America's Civil Liberties Compromise (2016) (tekijä: Laura Weinrib)
American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction (2013) (tekijä: G. Edward White)
The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial (Yale Law Library Series in Legal History and Reference) (2008) (tekijä: James Q. Whitman)
The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court (1979) (tekijä: Bob Woodward)
The Battle for the Black Ballot: Smith V. Allwright and the Defeat of the Texas All-White Primary (2004) (tekijä: Charles L. Zelden)


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