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The Supreme Court and McCarthy-era repression

Robert M. Lichtman

The Supreme Court and McCarthy-era repression

one hundred decisions

by Robert M. Lichtman

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Civil rights,
  • United States. Supreme Court,
  • United States,
  • Cases,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert M. Lichtman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8742 .L53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25151672M
    ISBN 109780252037009, 9780252094125
    LC Control Number2011052767

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