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Legal Functionalism and Social Change: A Reassessment of Rosenberg's The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?


David Schultz


Hamline University

Stephen E. Gottlieb


Albany Law School

1998

Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 12, No. 63, 1998

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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. Wade


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Schultz, David and Gottlieb, Stephen E., Legal Functionalism and Social Change: A Reassessment of Rosenberg's The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? (1998). Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 12, No. 63, 1998. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1576686

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