The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson, which dealt with the constitutionality of racial segregation in the U.S. Topics include the application of precedent in controversial U.S. Supreme Court cases, when the U.S. Constitution can overrule a court decision, and dissenting judicial opinions.
Akhil Reed Amar
Plessy v. Ferguson and the Anti-Canon,
39 Pepp. L. Rev.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/plr/vol39/iss1/4