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Lovell, George I
This is not civil rights : discovering rights talk in 1939 America / George I. Lovell
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
©2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF4749 .L68 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Civil rights -- Language
Civil rights -- United States -- Cases
Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- Language
Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- United States -- Cases
State action (Civil rights) -- United States -- Cases
Subject United States. Department of Justice. Civil Rights Section -- Cases
Subject(s) Complaint letters -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 259 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-250) and index
Contents Voices from Peoria -- The CRS's legal and political strategies for improving civil rights protections -- Dead dogs, bad divorces, and dope-peddling sheriffs : the subject matter of civil rights complaint letters -- The common place of lawyering : using legal and constitutional arguments to support novel civil rights claims -- Underlying commitments of rights claiming: extralegal persuasive claims and citizen understandings of law -- In defense of extravagant rights talk -- Appendix. Notes on the archival sources
NOTE 521046
Series Chicago series in law and society

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