Title

May It Amuse the Court: Editorial Cartoons of the Supreme Court and Constitution

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

7-2005

Department

Political Science

Language

English

Abstract

Presenting the history of the major constitutional issues that have come before the Supreme Court, this book covers everything from the founding of the country and the Al Gore-George W. Bush election crisis to the amusing and accessible format of editorial cartoons. Including drawings from Harper's Weekly, Judge, Puck, and Vanity Fair, in addition to other periodicals and daily newspapers, this book brings together the cartoonists' witty and wise views on secession, presidential power, ambitions of justices, Prohibition, FDR's court-packing, desegregation, school prayer, Watergate, executive privilege, abortion, sex discrimination, flag burning, the Clinton impeachment controversy, and much more.

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