Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 20 March 2008

672 Pages | 40 halftones


ISBN: 9780195310184

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AE)

From Jim Crow to Civil Rights

The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality

Michael J. Klarman

  • An important contribution to the debates over the nature of judicial decision making and the importance of Supreme Court decisions
  • No other book has spelled out in such rich detail the political and social context against which Supreme Court justices operate
  • Offers the most careful and detailed exegesis of the ways in which Brown mattered