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This is not the first great book that Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law School, has authored, but it is perhaps his most chilling. For in 308 pages of tightly reasoned detail, he demonstrates beyond cavil how the Supreme Court of recent decades (and well before the addition of the Trump appointees) undertook to undercut most of the reforms by which the Warren Court had sought to reduce police misconduct.


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Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights by Erwin Chemerinsky, Liveright (2021)

Credit Nation: Property Laws and Legal Institutions in Early America by Claire Priest, Princeton University Press (2021)

Rethinking Securities Law by Marc I. Steinberg, Oxford University Press (2021)

Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire by Christine Walker, University of North Carolina Press (2021)