When at Times the Mob Is Swayed: A Citizen's Guide to Defending Our Republic

Burt Neuborne (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$25.99  $23.91
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
August 06, 2019
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.7 X 1.1 X 8.6 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781620973585
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About the Author

Burt Neuborne is the Norman Dorsen Professor of Civil Liberties and founding legal director of NYU School of Law's Brennan Center for Justice and has participated in more than two hundred cases in the U.S. Supreme Court. Neuborne is the author of Madison's Music and lives in New York.

Reviews

Praise for When at Times the Mob Is Swayed
"His pragmatic tone and realistic approach to what needs to change, and why, makes for a nuanced discussion of civic minutiae, current affairs and historical context that is approachable."
--Shelf Awareness (Starred Review)

Praise for Burt Neuborne's Madison's Music

"A veteran civil liberties lawyer delivers the sobering message.... Neuborne sees how different readings and interpretations of the Constitution will always cause problems. The Constitution is not above politics; it is often shaped by it.... [T]imely, frightening, and, hopefully, galvanizing reading."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Neuborne's elegant book... provides an important guide, grounded in the First Amendment itself, for those working toward an electoral system more deserving of the label of democracy."
--David Cole, The New York Review of Books

"[A] detailed history of the transformation of First Amendment law."
--Adam Liptak, The New York Times

"A bold new approach to Interpreting the Constitution."
--The Huffington Post

"An urgent message that deserves a wide readership."
--Kirkus Reviews

"[E]legantly examines James Madison's intent when he initially drafted the First Amendment"
--Erwin Chemerinsky, The Chronicle of Higher Education