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August, 2012

Social Movements, Legal Change, and the Challenges of Writing Legal History

Aug. 1, 2012—Reviewed: COURAGE TO DISSENT: ATLANTA AND THE LONG HISTORY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT (Oxford University Press, 2011). This Essay identifies the key contributions that Tomiko-Brown Nagin’s Courage to Dissent makes to the legal history of the civil rights movement. It situates the book among several other prominent legal histories of the civil rights era...

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