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Affirmative Action on Trial: Sex Discrimination in Johnson V. Santa Clara by Melvin I. Urofsky
Animal Sacrifice and Religious Freedom: Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye V. City of Hialeah by David M. O'Brien
The Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action by Howard Ball
The Battle for the Black Ballot: Smith V. Allwright and the Defeat of the Texas All-White Primary by Charles L. Zelden
The Battle over School Prayer: How Engel V. Vitale Changed America by Bruce J. Dierenfield
Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution by Robert J. Cottrol
Bush V. Gore: Exposing the Hidden Crisis in American Democracy: Abridged and Updated (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Charles L. Zelden
Capital Punishment on Trial: Furman V. Georgia and the Death Penalty in Modern America by David M. Oshinsky
Clergy Malpractice in America: Nally V. Grace Community Church of the Valley by Mark A. Weitz
The Confederacy on Trial: The Piracy and Sequestration Cases of 1861 by Mark A. Weitz
The Deshaney Case: Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Dilemma of State Intervention by Lynne Curry
Detroit School Busing Case: Milliken v. Bradley and the Controversy over Desegregation by Joyce A. Baugh
Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery by Earl M. Maltz
Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson by Robert Justin Goldstein
The Free Press Crisis of 1800: Thomas Cooper's Trial for Seditious Libel by Peter Charles Hoffer
Fugitive Slave on Trial: The Anthony Burns Case and Abolitionist Outrage by Earl M. Maltz
The Great New York Conspiracy of 1741: Slavery, Crime, and Colonial Law by Peter Charles Hoffer
Griswold v. Connecticut: Birth Control and the Constitutional Right of Privacy by John W. Johnson
Igniting King Philip's War: The John Sassamon Murder Trial by Yasuhide Kawashima
The Insular Cases And the Emergence of American Empire (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Bartholomew H. Sparrow
Lethal Judgments: Assisted Suicide and American Law (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Melvin I. Urofsky
Little Rock on Trial: Cooper V. Aaron and School Desegregation (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Tony Allan Freyer
Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial by Paul Kens
M'Culloch V. Maryland: Securing a Nation (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Mark Robert Killenbeck
Mapp V. Ohio: Guarding Against Unreasonable Searches And Seizures (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Carolyn N. Long
Marbury v. Madison : The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review by William Edward Nelson
Mendez V. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-american Rights (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)(KF4155 .S77 2010 by Philippa Strum
The Michigan Affirmative Action Cases (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by Barbara A. Perry
The Miracle Case: Film Censorship and the Supreme Court (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Laura Wittern-keller
Murder in Mississippi: United States v. Price and the Struggle for by Howard Ball
Nazi Saboteurs on Trial: A Military Tribunal and American Law (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by Louis Fisher
One Man Out: Curt Flood versus Baseball by Robert Michael Goldman
One Man Out: Curt Flood versus Baseball (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by Robert Michael Goldman
Plessy v. Ferguson: Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Williamjames Hull Hoffer
The Pullman Case: The Clash of Labor and Capital in Industrial America (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by David Ray Papke
Race and Redistricting: The Shaw-Cromartie Cases (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Tinsley E. Yarbrough
Reconstruction and Black Suffrage: Losing the Vote in Reese and Cruikshank by Robert M. Goldman
The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White by Harold M. Hyman
Religious Freedom and Indian Rights: The Case of Oregon v. Smith by Carolyn N. Long
Roe V. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History by N. E. H. Hull
The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Legal History by Peter Charles Hoffer
San Antonio V. Rodriguez And the Pursuit of Equal Education: The Debate over Discrimination And School Funding by Paul A. Sracic
Sexual Harassment and the Law: The Mechelle Vinson Case (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Augustus B. Cochran
The Slaughterhouse Cases: Regulation, Reconstruction, and the Fourteenth Amendment (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by Ronald M. Labbe
Slave Law in the American South: State V. Mann in History and Literature by Mark V. Tushnet
The Snail Darter Case: TVA Versus the Endangered Species Act (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)
The Sodomy Cases: Bowers V. Hardwick and Lawrence V. Texas (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by David A. J. Richards
The Struggle for Student Rights: Tinker V. Des Moines and the 1960s (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by John W. Johnson
The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Michael P. Winship
The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr by Peter Charles Hoffer
The Vietnam War on Trial: The My Lai Massacre and Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Michal R. Belknap
When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) by Philippa Strum
The Yoder Case: Religious Freedom, Education, and Parental Rights by Shawn Francis Peters
The Zoning of America: Euclid V. Ambler (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) by Michael Allan Wolf

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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