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Poor Joshua
Poor Joshua (August 2018)
The DeShaney Case and Child Abuse in America
John R. Howard - Author

Tells the story of a tragic Supreme Court decision involving child abuse and what might be done to rectify it.

In DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services, a bitterly divided Supreme Court rejected a claim brought on behalf of five-year old Joshua DeShaney, left permanently disabled after sustained abuse, despite regular home visits by social workers charged with monitoring his welfare. In its de...(Read More)
 
 
The Shifting Wind
The Shifting Wind (January 1999)
The Supreme Court and Civil Rights from Reconstruction to Brown
John R. Howard - Author

"This is a book written in sprightly and, often, moving prose about the role of the high court in pushing--or subverting--civil rights, particularly as such pertains to African Americans. It analyzes the leading cases ranging from the Slaughterhouse cases to Plessy to Buchanan to Brown. It is difficult to conceive of a more significant topic than this one.

"What I like most about this work is that it...(Read More)
 
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