The tyranny of the majority : fundamental fairness in representative democracy

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Notes on front endpapers: Speech. Father at Harvard-1929 racism. Drew Days-worked at Justice. 112 pages of footnotes. What was the Voting Rights Act. Cumulative voting/ Super majority-Republicans in Senate. Underlinings/notes: Underlinings: Arguments about Guinier's scholarship, her background, tyranny of the majority, proportional interest representation, representation of racial groups, themes of Solicitor General Charles Fried, Guinier's heroes/mentors: Martin Luther King, Jr., Justice Thurgood Marshall, Judge Constance Baker Motley, etc.. Notes: Names critics: Gigot, Dole, Will. "Racisim," "housung," "Failed nomination." Lamb notes the year most of the articles were written. "One vote, one value."

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Guinier, Lani, “The tyranny of the majority : fundamental fairness in representative democracy,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed November 29, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/283.

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Title

The tyranny of the majority : fundamental fairness in representative democracy

Creator

Guinier, Lani

Date

1994
Program air date: June 26, 1994.

Description

Jurist Lani Guanier's commentary on the state on American Democracy.

Subject

"Proportional representation--United States."
"Representative government and representation--United States."
"African Americans--Suffrage."
"Minorities--Suffrage--United States."
"Voting--United States."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Free Press
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Language

eng

Identifier

491106
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