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


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