Legal Functionalism and Social Change: A Reassessment of Rosenberg's The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?
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Stephen E. Gottlieb
Albany Law School
Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 12, No. 63, 1998
Reviews Rosenberg's book and concludes that it systematically underestimates the significance of Brown and other decisions in bringing about social change.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Keywords: Constitutional law, democracy, republican government, social science, legal change, Brown v. Board, Roe v. WadeAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 26, 2010
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