Civil Liberties and the Constitution

Civil Liberties and the Constitution : Cases and Commentaries

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Designed for junior/senior-level courses in Civil Liberties, this time-honored text/casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions-primarily those of the United States Supreme Court-and assesses the overall political-social context in which the formulation and implementation of civil liberties policies take place.show more

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  • Paperback | 878 pages
  • 202.4 x 253.2 x 34mm | 1,219.23g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • 0130828971
  • 9780130828972

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I. A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS. 1. Law and Courts in Political-Social Context. 2. Civil Liberties in the Context of Federalism. CASES:Palko v. Connecticut.Duncan v. Louisiana.II. RELIGIOUS LIBERTY. 3. Transportation, Books, Teachers, Facilities: Parochiaid Expands. CASES:Everson v. Board of Education.Board of Education v. Allen.Lemon v. Kurtzman.Committee for Public Education and Religious Liberty v. Nyquist.Mueller v. Allen.Agostini v. Felton.Tilton v. Richardson. 4. Prayer and Religious Activities in the Public Schools and Other Public Places.CASES:School District of Abington Township, Pa. v. Schempp.Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens.Lee v. Weisman.Rosenberger v. The Rector of the University of Virginia.Edwards v. Aquillard.Lynch v. Donnelly. 5. The State, Religious Beliefs, Religious Practices, and Ceremonies: Free Exercise Clause Controversies.CASES:Minnersville School District v. Gobitis.Murdock v. Pennsylvania.Sherbert v. Verner.Wisconsin v. Yoder.Hobbie v. Unemployment Commission of Florida.City of Boerne, Texas v. Flores.Walz v. Tax Commission of City of New York.Jimmy Swaggert Ministries v. Board of Equalization of California.Welsh v. United States.III. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, ASSEMBLY, AND ASSOCIATION. 6. Freedom of Expression. CASES:Schenck v. United States.Abrahms v. United States.Gitlow v. New York.Whitney v. California.Dennis v. United States.Brandenburg v. Ohio.Cohen v. California.Feiner v. New York.Adderly v. Florida.Pruneyard Shopping Center v. Robins.Frisby v. Schultz.Madsen v. Women's Health Center, Inc. 7. Freedom of Expression in Special Contexts and Freedom of Association.CASES:Texas v. Johnson.R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, Minnesota.Wisconsin v. Mitchell.Miller v. California.Barnes v. Glenn Theatre, Inc.Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District.Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser.Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.National Association for the Advancement of Colored People v. Alamaba.New York State Club Association, Inc. v. City of New York. 8. Freedom of the Press.CASES:Near v. Minnesota.New York Times v. United States (Pentagon Papers Case).Branzburg v. Hayes.Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart.New York Times v. Sullivan.Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union.IV. RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 9. The Exclusionary Rule and Other Fourth Amendment Controversies. CASES:Mapp v. Ohio.United States v. Leon.California v. Greenwood.Florida v. Bostick.10. Protection Against Compulsory Self-Incrimination and the Right to Counsel.CASES:Miranda v. Arizona.New York v. Quarles.Illinois v. Perkins.Gideon v. Wainwright.Strickland v. Washington.11. Other Constitutional Guarantees in the Criminal Process: Trials, Sentencing, and Incarceration.CASES:Batson v. Kentucky.Georgia v. McCollum.Gregg v. Georgia.Stanford v. Kentucky/Wilkins v. Missouri.Payne v. Tennessee.Calderon v. Thompson.Kansas v. Hendricks.Coy v. Iowa.Wilson v. Seiter.Hudson v. McMillian.In re Gault.V. PROTECTING AGAINST BIAS: SEGREGATION AND DISCRIMINATION. 12. The Development and Legal Demise of Racial Segregation. CASES:Civil Right Cases.Plessy v. Ferguson.Brown v. Board of Education (I).Brown v. Board of Education (II).13. The Rocky Road of School Desegregation.CASES:Milliken v. Bradley.Board of Education of Oklahoma City Public Schools v. Dowell.Freeman v. Pitts.Missouri v. Jenkins.United States v. Fordice.14. The Continuing Significance of Race: The Prevalence of Biases and the Affirmative Action Controversy.CASES:Griggs v. Duke Power Company.Wards Cone Packing Company, Inc., et. al. v. Frank Antonio, et. al.Patterson v. McLean Credit Union.Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.City of Richmond v. J.A. Crason Company.Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena.Hopwood v. Texas.15. The Continuing Significance of Race: Voting and Political Representation.CASES:Gommillion v. Lightfoot.South Carolina v. Katzenbach.City of Mobile, Alabama v. Bolden.Chisom v. Roemer.Presley v. Etowah County Commission.Baker v. Carr.Shaw v. Reno.Miller v. Johnson.Shaw v. Hunt.16. Age and Disability Discrimination.CASES:Massachusetts Board of Retirement v. Murgia.Vance v. Bradley.Gregory v. Ashcroft.O'Connor v. Consolidated Coin Caterers.Southeastern Community College v. Davis.School Board of Nassau County, Florida v. Arline.Bragdon v. Abbott.17. Native Americans-Race and Culture: Promises Made, Promises Broken.CASES:Johnson v. McIntosh.Cherokee Nation v. Georgia.Worcester v. Georgia.Morton v. Mancari.United States v. Sioux Nation.Ex parte Crow Dog.United States v. Kagama.VI. GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION, PRIVACY IN VARIED CONTEXTS, AND THE POOR IN COURT. 18. Equal Rights for Women and Gender-Based Discrimination. CASES:Bradwell v. Illinois.Muller v. Oregon.Reed v. Reed.Frontiero v. Richardson.Craig v. Boren.Orr v. Orr.Personnel Administrator of Massachusetts v. Feeney.Rostker v. Goldberg.Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County.Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan.Grove City College v. Bell.United States v. Virginia.Miller v. Albright.19. Privacy and Individual Rights in Varied Contexts.CASES:Griswold v. Connecticut.Roe v. Wade.Webster v. Reproductive Health Services.Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.Bowers v. Hardwick.Romer v. Evans.Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.Washington v. Glucksberg.Veronica School District 47J v. Acton.20. The Poor in Court: Expanding and Contracting Rights.CASES:Shapiro v. Thompson.Goldberg v. Kelly.Wyman v. James.San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez.Kadrmas v. Dickinson Public Schools.Appendix I. The Bork Confirmation Battle: A Case Study.Appendix II. The Downfall of Separate But Equal: Brown V. Board of Eduacation.Appendix III. Constitution of the United States..Table of Cases.show more

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