Courting justice : ten New Jersey cases that shook the nation /

Ten cases decided between 1960 and 2011, including the Karen Ann Quinlan decision, the Baby M case, the Mount Laurel decision, Megan's Law, and the series of decisions known as Abbott/Robinson that directed state funding of poor urban schools on par with suburban districts, shed light on landma...

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Imprint:New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2013]
©2013
Description:1 online resource (xi, 268 pages)
Language:English
Series:Rivergate regionals
Rivergate regionals.
Subject:Trials -- New Jersey.
Law -- New Jersey -- Popular works.
Civil rights -- New Jersey -- Popular works.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
LAW -- Legal Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
LAW -- Court Rules.
Civil rights.
Law.
Trials.
New Jersey.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Popular works.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11209467
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Other authors / contributors:Tractenberg, Paul L., 1938-
ISBN:9781461948728
146194872X
9780813561608
0813561604
9780813561592
0813561590
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
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Summary:Ten cases decided between 1960 and 2011, including the Karen Ann Quinlan decision, the Baby M case, the Mount Laurel decision, Megan's Law, and the series of decisions known as Abbott/Robinson that directed state funding of poor urban schools on par with suburban districts, shed light on landmark decisions and their impact on national and global events. Different experts cover each case, providing insight into the court's approach and decision-making process.
Other form:Print version: Courting justice 9780813561592