100 Must-Read Books about the Law and Social Justice

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010) por Michelle Alexander
America's Constitution: A Biography (2005) por Akhil Reed Amar
Carnal Crimes: Sexual Assault Law in Canada, 1900-1975 (2008) por Constance Backhouse
Herculine Barbin (Being the Recently Discovered Memoirs of a Nineteenth Century French Hermaphrodite) (1978) por Herculine Adélaîde Barbin
Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality (2014) por Jo Becker
The Common Legal Past of Europe: 1000-1800 (1995) por Manlio Bellomo
Transgender Employment Experiences: Gendered Perceptions and the Law (2011) por Kyla Bender-Baird
Policing the National Body: Sex, Race, and Criminalization (2002) por Anannya Bhattacharjee
Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention (2015) por Mary Sarah Bilder
Trying Leviathan (2007) por D. Graham Burnett
Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice (2009) por Paul Butler
Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (2016) por Jordan T. Camp
The Case Against the Supreme Court (2014) por Erwin Chemerinsky
King John: And the Road to Magna Carta (2015) por Stephen D. Church
Between the World and Me (2015) por Ta-Nehisi Coates
Sisters in the Struggle: African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement (2001) por Bettye Collier-Thomas
The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (Studies in the Legal History of the South) (2013) por Robert J. Cottrol
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement (2015) por Angela Y. Davis
Governing Immigration Through Crime: A Reader (2013) por Julie A. Dowling
You Have the Right to Remain Innocent (2016) por James Duane
A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (New Histories of American Law) (2015) por Laura F. Edwards
The Informant: A True Story (2000) por Kurt Eichenwald
Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices (2010) por Noah Feldman
Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States (2015) por Edward Foley
Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (1975) por Michel Foucault
Law and the Gay Rights Story: The Long Search for Equal Justice in a Divided Democracy (2014) por Walter Frank
Law in America: A Short History (2002) por Lawrence M. Friedman
The Legal Ideology of Removal: The Southern Judiciary and the Sovereignty of Native American Nations (Studies in the Legal History of the South) (2002) por Tim Allan Garrison
Civil Rights Stories (2007) por Myriam Gilles
My Own Words (2016) por Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Lawyers and Legal Culture in British North America: Beamish Murdoch of Halifax (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History) (2011) por Philip Girard
Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor (2002) por Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Storming the Court: How a Band of Law Students Fought the President--and Won (2006) por Brandt Goldstein
Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903 (2010) por Lawrence Goldstone
Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court (2016) por Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve
The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right (2016) por Michael J. Graetz
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country (2013) por Charlotte Gray
Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey (2005) por Linda Greenhouse
New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) (2011) por Kermit L. Hall
The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798: Testing the Constitution (Witness to History) (2016) por Terri Diane Halperin
A Civil Action (1995) por Jonathan Harr
Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections (2016) por Richard L. Hasen
The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind and Changed the History of Free Speech in America (2013) por Thomas Healy
Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World (2015) por Linda Hirshman
Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience (2001) por Lawson Fusao Inada
A People's History of the Supreme Court (1999) por Peter Irons
The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and the Law (2010) por Jameel Jaffer
No Constitutional Right to be Ladies (1998) por Linda K. Kerber
The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution (2016) por Michael J. Klarman
Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America's Free Press (2016) por Richard Kluger
Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa (1998) por Antjie Krog
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion (1997) por Edward J. Larson
Resistance behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women (2012) por Victoria Law
Environmental Law Stories (2005) por Richard J. Lazarua
Our Undemocratic Constitution (2006) por Sanford Levinson
History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier (2005) por Deborah E. Lipstadt
White by Law : The Legal Construction of Race (1996) por Ian Haney Lopez
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 (2010) por Pauline Maier
Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence (2002) por Bruce H. Mann
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance - A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power (2010) por Danielle L. McGuire
Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States (Queer Ideas/Queer Action) (2011) por Joey L. Mogul
1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal (1997) por Christopher Moore
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools (2016) por Monique W. Morris
The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (2010) por Khalil Gibran Muhammad
The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America (2014) por Naomi Murakawa
Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement (2003) por Jennifer Nelson
The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice (2003) por Sandra Day O'Connor
Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (New Histories of American Law) (2015) por Kunal M. Parker
Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy (2001) por James T. Patterson
The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace (2012) por Lynn Povich
The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan (1999) por Linda Przybyszewski
Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials (2013) por Marilynne K. Roach
Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice (2004) por Jael Silliman
Cannibalism and the Common Law: The Story of the Tragic Last Voyage of the Mignonette and the Strange Legal Proceedings to Which It Gave Rise (1984) por A. W. Brian Simpson
My Beloved World (2013) por Sonia Sotomayor
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex (2011) por Eric A. Stanley
Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment (2016) por Carol S. Steiker
The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company--and won (1976) por Gerald M. Stern
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution (2014) por John Paul Stevens
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism (2004) por Geoffrey R. Stone
Speaking Freely: Whitney v. California and American Speech Law (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) (2015) por Philippa Strum
Down, Out, and Under Arrest: Policing and Everyday Life in Skid Row (2016) por Forrest Stuart
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work (2016) por Gillian Thomas
Feminist Legal History: Essays on Women and Law (2011) por Tracy A. Thomas
The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson (1996) por Jeffrey Toobin
Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution (2014) por Laurence Tribe
The Nuremberg Trial (1983) por Ann Tusa
The African Canadian Legal Odyssey: Historical Essays (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History) (2012) por Barrington Walker
Race, Sex, and the Freedom to Marry: Loving v. Virginia (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) (2014) por Peter Wallenstein
The Taming of Free Speech: America's Civil Liberties Compromise (2016) por Laura Weinrib
American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction (2013) por G. Edward White
The Origins of Reasonable Doubt: Theological Roots of the Criminal Trial (Yale Law Library Series in Legal History and Reference) (2008) por James Q. Whitman
The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court (1979) por Bob Woodward
The Battle for the Black Ballot: Smith V. Allwright and the Defeat of the Texas All-White Primary (2004) por Charles L. Zelden


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