TITLE

JUDGING IN A VACUUM, OR, ONCE MORE, WITHOUT FEELING: HOW JUSTICE SCALIA'S JURISPRUDENTIAL APPROACH REPEATS ERRORS MADE IN PLESSY V. FERGUSON

AUTHOR(S)
Edelson, Chris
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Akron Law Review;2012, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p513
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Plessy v. Ferguson. The decision acts as a reminder that the nation's most prestigious legal institution favored a system of racial segregation for a century after the Civil War and passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. constitution. It also discusses the future aspects of justice administration in the U.S., providing complete meaning to the constitutional promise of equal protection.
ACCESSION #
78328402

 

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