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Honors College: Resources for Students

Resource Guide for students in the BSU Honors College program.

Landmark Law Cases & American Society Series

Affirmative Action on Trial: Sex Discrimination in Johnson v. Santa Clara. Melvin I. Urofsky. 1997. 3rd Floor KF228.J64 U758 1997

Animal Sacrifice and Religious Freedom: Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah. David M. O’Brien. 2004. 3rd Floor KF228.C498 O25 2004

Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action. Howard Ball. 2000. 3rd Floor KF228.B34 B35 2000 

Battle for the Black Ballot: Smith v. Allwright and the Defeat of the Texas All-White Primary. Charles L. Zelden. 2004. 3rd Floor KF228.S553 Z45 2004

Battle over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America. Bruce J. Dierenfield. 2007. 3rd Floor KF228.E54 D54 2007

Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution. Robert J. Cottrol, Raymond T. Diamond, and Leland B. Ware. 2003. 3rd Floor KF4155 .C68 2003

Clergy Malpractice in America: Nally v. Grace Community Church of the Valley. Mark A. Weitz. 2001. 3rd Floor KF228.N27 W45 2001 

Confederacy on Trial: The Piracy and Sequestration Cases of 1861. Mark A. Weitz. 2005. 3rd Floor KF221.P57 W45 2005

DeShaney Case: Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Dilemma of State Intervention. Lynne Curry. 2007. 3rd Floor KF228.D464 C87 2007

Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery. Earl M. Maltz. 2007. 3rd Floor KF4545.S5 M35 2007

Flag Burning and Free Speech: The Case of Texas v. Johnson. Robert Justin Goldstein. 2000. 3rd Floor KF224.J64 G65 2000

Great New York Conspiracy of 1741: Slavery, Crime, and Colonial Law. Peter Charles Hoffer. 2003. 3rd Floor KFN5696.A4 H64 2003

Griswold v. Connecticut: Birth Control and the Constitutional Right of Privacy. John W. Johnson. 2005. 3rd Floor KF224.G75 J64 2005

Igniting King Philip's War: The John Sassamon Murder Trial. Yasuhide Kawashima. 2001. 3rd Floor KF8205 .K38 2001

Insular Cases and the Emergence of American Empire. Bartholomew H. Sparrow. 2006. 3rd Floor KF4635 .S63 2006

Lethal Judgments: Assisted Suicide and American Law. Melvin I. Urofsky. 2000. 3rd Floor KF3827.E87 U755 2000

Little Rock on Trial: Cooper v. Aaron and School Desegregation. Tony A. Freyer. 2007. On Order, has not yet arrived.

Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial. Paul Kens. 1998. 3rd Floor KF228.L63 K463 1998

Mapp v. Ohio. Guarding against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures. Carolyn N. Long. 2006. 3rd Floor KF224.M213 L66 2006

Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review. William E. Nelson. 2000. 3rd Floor KF4575 .N45 2000

M’Culloch v. Maryland: Securing a Nation. Mark R. Killenbeck. 2006. 3rd Floor KF228.M318 K55 2006

Michigan Affirmative Action Cases. Barbara A. Perry. 2007. 3rd Floor KF228.G78 P47 2007

Miracle Case: Film Censorship and the Supreme Court. Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr. 2008. 3rd Floor KF4300 .W58 2008

Murder in Mississippi: United States v. Price and the Struggle for Civil Rights. Howard Ball. 2004. 3rd Floor KF224.M47 B35 2004

Nazi Saboteurs on Trial: A Military Tribunal and American Law. Second Edition, Abridged and Updated. Louis Fisher. On Order, has not yet arrived.

One Man Out: Curt Flood versus Baseball. Robert M. Goldman. 2008. 3rd Floor KF228.F57 G65 2008

Pullman Case: The Clash of Labor and Capital in Industrial America. David Ray Papke. 1999. 3rd Floor KF223.D435 P37 1999

Race and Redistricting: The Shaw-Cromartie Cases. Tinsley E.Yarbrough. 2002. 3rd Floor KF4905 .Y37 2002

Reconstruction and Black Suffrage: Losing the Vote in Reese and Cruikshank. Robert M. Goldman. 2001. 3rd Floor KF4893 .G65 2001

Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White. Harold M. Hyman. 1997. 3rd Floor KF8745.C45 H95 1997

Religious Freedom and Indian Rights: The Case of Oregon v. Smith. Carolyn N. Long. 2000. 3rd Floor KF228.O74 L66 2000

Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History. N. E. H. Hull and Peter Charles Hoffer. 2001. 3rd Floor KF228.R59 H85 2001

Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Legal History. Peter Charles Hoffer. 1997.  3rd Floor KFM2478.8.W5 H645 1997

San Antonio v. Rodriguez and the Pursuit of Equal Education: The Debate over Discrimination and School Funding. Paul A. Sracic. 2006. 3rd Floor KF228.S26 S84 2006

Sexual Harassment and the Law: The Mechelle Vinson Case. Augustus B. Cochran III. 2004. 3rd Floor KF4758 .C63 2004

Slaughterhouse Cases: Regulation, Reconstruction, and the Fourteenth Amendment: Abridged Edition. Ronald M. Labbé and Jonathan Lurie. 2005. 3rd Floor KF228.S545 L33 2003

Slave Law in the American South: State v. Mann in History and Literature. Mark V. Tushnet. 2003.  3rd Floor KF4545.S5 T874 2003

Snail Darter Case: TVA versus the Endangered Species Act. Kenneth M. Murchison. 2007. 3rd Floor KF5640.A7 M87 2007

Sodomy Cases: Bowers v. Hardwick and Lawrence v. Texas. David A. J. Richards. 2009. 3rd Floor KF9328.S6 A52 2009

Struggle for Student Rights: Tinker v. Des Moines and the 1960s. John W. Johnson. 1997. 3rd Floor KF228.T56 J64 1997

Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided. Michael P. Winship. 2005. 2nd Floor BX7148.M4 W55 2005

Treason Trials of Aaron Burr. Peter Charles Hoffer. 2008. 3rd Floor KF223.B8 H64 2008

Vietnam War on Trial: The My Lai Massacre and the Court-Martial of Lieutenant Calley. Michal R. Belknap. 2002. 3rd Floor KF7642.C3 B45 2002

When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate. Philippa Strum. 1999. 3rd Floor KF4772.A7 S77 1999 

Yoder Case: Religious Freedom, Education, and Parental Rights. Shawn Francis Peters. 2003. 3rd Floor KF228.Y63 P48 2003

Zoning of America: Euclid v. Ambler. Michael Allan Wolf. 2008. 3rd Floor KF5692 .W65 2008