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*"Law professor and historian Paul Lombardo does a superb job of revealing, for the first time, all the facts in the infamous Buck v. Bell case of the 1920s, the Supreme Court decision ratifying Virginia's compulsory sterilization of 'feebleminded' people." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"The book is lucidly written, well researched, thorough and provocative...Three Generations, No Imbeciles is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the historical context of Buck v. Bell and its implications for ethics, law and public policy." -- New England Journal of Medicine

"Compelling and well researched...Three Generations, No Imbeciles gives Carrie Buck's long-untold story the attention it deserves." -- Harvard Law Review

"Meticulously researched...As Lombardo conclusively demonstrates, those who sought to have Buck sterilized did not let the facts get in the way of the story the law required them to tell." -- Paul Lauritzen, Commonweal

"For almost 30 years, Lombardo has tried to uncover the full story of the wrongs." -- Andrea Pitzer, USA Today

"Overall, a fascinating book on one of the darker decisions in US law. An excellent addition to collections on US constitutional law, history, and reproductive rights. All readership levels." -- Choice

"The struggle for justice goes on. Bioethicists typically ask "ought" questions; but not all follow up with activism. More bioethicists should accept the social activist role. Paul Lombardo demonstrates exactly how it can be done." -- Ruth Levy Guyer, American Journal of Bioethics

"Heart-breaking and riveting...Ther is likely to be no better account of Buck v. Bell than Lombardo's book." -- Ian Dowbiggin, Ph.D., Journal of the History of Medicine

"Paul Lombardo's impressive Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v. Bell stands as a historical marker in its own right." --John G. Browning, Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics

"An engrossing look at a shameful case." -- Booklist

For a complete listing of reviews, see the Johns Hopkins University Press.