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Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck

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"One of America's great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court's infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling made government sterilization of "undesirable" citizens the law of the land. New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles of one of the darkest moments in the American legal tradition: the Supreme Court's decision to champion eugenic sterilization for the greater good of the country. In 1927, when the nation was caught up in eugenic fervor, the justices allowed Virginia to sterilize Carrie Buck ...

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Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
2017, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780143109990

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Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
2016, Penguin Press

ISBN-13: 9781594204180

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Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck
2016, Penguin Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780399565922

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