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Author Lovell, George I

Title This is not civil rights : discovering rights talk in 1939 America / George I. Lovell

Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, 2012
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LOCATION CALL # NOTE STATUS
 LAW GENERAL COLLECTION  KF4749 .L68 2012    CHECK SHELF
Call # KF4749 .L68 2012
Phys. Description xvii, 259 pages; 24 cm
Series Chicago series in law and society
Contents Voices from Peoria -- The CRS's legal and political strategies for improving civil rights protections -- Dead dogs, bad divorces, and dope-peddling sheriffs: the subject matter of civil rights complaint letters -- The common place of lawyering: using legal and constitutional arguments to support novel civil rights claims -- Underlying commitments of rights claiming: extralegal persuasive claims and citizen understandings of law -- In defense of extravagant rights talk -- Appendix: notes on the archival sources
Subject Civil rights -- Language
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases
Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- Language
Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- United States -- Cases
State action (Civil rights) -- United States -- Cases
United States. Department of Justice. Civil Rights Section -- Cases
Complaint letters -- United States
ISBN 9780226494036 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226494039 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226494043 (paperback : alkaline paper)
0226494047 (paperback : alkaline paper)



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