Michal R. Belknap recounts the eventful history of the Warren Court. Chief Justice Earl Warren's sixteen years on the bench were among the most dramatic, productive, and controversial in the history of the Supreme Court. Warren's tenure saw the Court render decisions that are still hotly debated today.
Michal R. Belknap teaches constitutional law, criminal law, and American legal history at California Western School of Law in San Diego. He is also an adjunct professor of American history at the University of California, San Diego. His areas of expertise are twentieth-century civil rights and civil liberties and the interrelationship between law and politics. Belknap is the author or editor of seven books including Cold War Political Justice: The Smith Act, the Communist Party, and American Civil Liberties; Federal Law and Southern Order: Racial Violence and Constitutional Conflict in the Post-Brown South; American Political Trials; and The Vietnam War on Trial: The My Lai Massacre and the Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley. Belknap lives in San Diego.
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