"8": A Play about the Fight for Marriage Equality by
Publication Date: 2012
A play based directly on the trial transcripts from the Perry v. Schwarzenegger case challenging California's Proposition 8. The script for "8" is not readily available, but you can visit the YouTube link to view a staged reading of the play.
Same Sex Tax
SCU's Professor Pat Cain blogs about the impacts of same-sex marriage on tax law.
Bending the Law by
Publication Date: 1991-11-15
Corporate bankruptcy, mass torts, insurance, and sexual health, all in one massive case.
Flagrant Conduct by
Call Number: KF224.L39 C37 2012 Law Stacks
Publication Date: 2012-03-12
A narrative of one of the most significant gay rights cases to make its way to the Supreme Court.
Gideon's Trumpet by
Call Number: KF224.G5 L4 Law Stacks
Publication Date: 1964
A prize-winning account of the case establishing the right of indigent criminal defendants to a lawyer.
New York Burning by
Call Number: F128.4 .L47 2005 University Library Main Stacks, Lower Level
Publication Date: 2005-08-23
This dramatic retelling of the events of 1741 opens a window into early trial practice and evidence law.
Simple Justice by
Call Number: KF4155.K55 1977 Law Stacks
Publication Date: 2004-04-13
The story of the struggle of ordinary people and their lawyers for racial justice and equal educational opportunity provides insight into the Court and constitutional interpretation. The 2004 edition is a revised and expanded version of the original 1975 work.
Brown v. Board at Fifty
To see historical documents and images from Brown v. Board of Education, visit the Library of Congress' exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the case.
The Snail Darter and the Dam by
Publication Date: 2013-06-18
The story of Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill, one of America's most important environmental law cases.
Storming the Court by
Call Number: KF228.U5 G65 2005 Law Stacks
Publication Date: 2005-09-27
How a group of Yale law students took on the federal government in a fight for the freedom of a group of Haitian refugees.
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