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—Linda Greenhouse, Lecturer, Yale Law School; former New York Times Supreme Court correspondent
"Our Constitution depends on the courts to keep it alive; we all depend on Erwin Chemerinsky to remind us why that is so important. This book is essential reading for anyone who cares about preserving our constitutional birthright."
—Susan N. Herman, President, American Civil Liberties Union
He is the author of Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, a widely used law school textbook.
This book was well written, easy to read and understand.
I believe the most important aspect of the book is how clearly Chemerinsky is able to demonstrate that there really is no one way interpret the Constitution.
Erwin Chemerinsky writes in a way that makes it feel as if he's talking with you, as if he anticipates what the reader wants to know next.
It is the best explanation I've heard about the legal reasoning in the Supreme Court and the flaws in some of that reasoning.Published 16 days ago by Arthur
I've attended seminars at which Erwin Chemerinsky has spoken three or maybe four times. The first time, I was persuaded he was a genius. The second time I was a little uneasy. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Norman A. Pattis
Informative and intriguing read! Great for any age! Got it for my graduate studies and read through it in no time! A combination of storytelling and fact presenting!Published 16 months ago by J. Dalla
Every voter should read this book. Having lived through the changes initiated by the Nixon appointments, it is useful to have a concise summary of the persistent assault in a... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have not read this book, but I can tell from only the description that is is an absolute fairy tale and full of lies. Read morePublished 21 months ago by conan
This book was well written, easy to read and understand. The author is very knowledgeable and makes a solid case, in my opinion, without being bombastic about it. Read morePublished 22 months ago by L. Wayne Woodyard
A superb study of the reactionary, activist Supreme Court of recent years - one which, for example, found nothing constitutionally wrong with a man being sentenced to life in... Read morePublished 23 months ago by George Goldberg
This is not an unbiased book. The author makes it very clear where he stands. However, like in any persuasive argument, the author gains the highest remarks for scholarship by... Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by I. Cuperstein
This book has a number of historical inaccuracies, especially as it relates to case law. Yet, the biggest problem with it is its insistence that those who pursue the original... Read morePublished on December 11, 2011 by Julius1