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The dirty dozen : how twelve Supreme Court cases radically expanded government and eroded freedom / Robert A. Levy & William H. Mellor.

Levy, Robert A., 1941- (Author). Mellor, William H. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781595230508
  • ISBN: 1595230505
  • Physical Description: xviii, 302 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2008.

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Promoting the general welfare -- Regulating interstate commerce -- Rescinding private contracts -- Lawmaking by administrative agencies -- Campaign finance reform and free speech -- Gun owners' rights -- Civil liberties vs. national security -- Asset forfeiture without due process -- Eminent domain for private use -- Taking property by regulation -- Earning an honest living -- Equal protection and racial preferences.
Subject: United States. Supreme Court > Cases.
Law > United States > Cases.

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The Dirty Dozen : How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom
The Dirty Dozen : How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom
by Levy, Robert A.; Mellor, William; Epstein, Richard A. (Preface by)
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The Dirty Dozen : How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   Richard A. Epsteinp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Part 1Expanding Government
Chapter 1    Promoting the General Welfarep. 19
        The Dirty Dozen List: Helvering v. Davis (1937)
        Dishonorable Mention: United States v. Butler (1936)
Chapter 2    Regulating Interstate Commercep. 37
        The Dirty Dozen List: Wickard v. Filburn (1942)
        Dishonorable Mention: Gonzales v. Raich (2005)
Chapter 3    Rescinding Private Contractsp. 50
        The Dirty Dozen List: Home Building & Loan Association v. Blaisdell (1934)
        Dishonorable Mention: Gold Clause Cases (1935)
Chapter 4    Lawmaking by Administrative Agenciesp. 67
        The Dirty Dozen List: Whitman v. American Trucking Associations, Inc. (2001)
Part 2Eroding Freedom
Chapter 5    Campaign Finance Reform and Free Speechp. 89
        The Dirty Dozen List: McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (2003)
        Dishonorable Mention: Buckley v. Valeo (1976)
Chapter 6    Gun Owners' Rightsp. 107
        The Dirty Dozen List: United States v. Miller (1939)
Chapter 7    Civil Liberties Versus National Securityp. 127
        The Dirty Dozen List: Korematsu v. United States (1944)
Chapter 8    Asset Forfeiture Without Due Processp. 143
        The Dirty Dozen List: Bennis v. Michigan (1996)
Chapter 9    Eminent Domain for Private Usep. 155
        The Dirty Dozen List: Kelo v. City of New London (2005)
        Dishonorable Mention: Berman v. Parker (1954)
Chapter 10    Taking Property by Regulationp. 169
        The Dirty Dozen List: Penn Central Transportation Co. v. New York (1978)
        Dishonorable Mention: Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council, Inc., v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (2002)
Chapter 11    Earning an Honest Livingp. 181
        The Dirty Dozen List: United States v. Carolene Products (1938)
        Dishonorable Mention: Nebbia v. New York (1934)
Chapter 12    Equal Protection and Racial Preferencesp. 198
        The Dirty Dozen List: Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
        Dishonorable Mention: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)
Afterword: Judicial Activism and Tomorrow's Supreme Courtp. 215
Postscript #1Roe v. Wade (1973)p. 225
Postscript #2Bush v. Gore (2000)p. 229
Acknowledgmentsp. 233
The Constitution of the United States of Americap. 235
Table of Casesp. 255
Notesp. 261
Indexp. 291

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