Geoffrey R. Stone on the Significance of the Warren Court

How the Warren Court Helped Create the US We Know Today

Between 1953 and 1969, the Supreme Court decided some of the most monumental cases in U.S. history.

Led by Chief Justice Earl Warren, the so-called Warren Court ruled on school segregation, interracial marriage and the rights of criminal defendants.

While the court’s decisions have been attacked in subsequent years, their legal findings have become widely accepted, argue University of Chicago law professors Geoffrey Stone and David Strauss in their new book “Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court.”

Stone joins “Chicago Tonight” on Tuesday to discuss the book.

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