Dr. Sonja Grover releases new book: The Democratic Rule of Law on Trial: First Amendment Cases of the Trump Era

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The new book by Dr. Sonja Grover, a Professor in Education, examines selected high-profile U.S. First Amendment cases occurring during the Trump era as a vehicle for exploring a possible fundamental commonality in understanding the democratic rule of law globally.

In each of these cases, the adjudicating body’s analytical legal strategy is discussed in terms of how it reinforces or detracts from the democratic rule of law. It was and continues to be highly internationally anticipated as to what legal examples are being set by this established democracy when confronted by legal contests between the former Trump administration and those alleging their rights were somehow violated by the executive of that time.

Thus, the book is instructive for an international audience on the essential role of the courts in protecting democracy through providing, where supported by the law and the facts, a remedy for the aggrieved comparatively powerless.

The book will be essential reading for academics and researchers working in the areas of constitutional law, politics and human rights. It was published by Routledge. Visit this page for more information about the book.