Civil Liberties and the Constitution

Civil Liberties and the Constitution : Cases and Commentaries

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Updated in a new 9th edition, this casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions. It offers a reasonable sample of cases across a broad spectrum of rights and liberties. This book introduces groups of featured cases with in-depth commentaries that set the specific historical-legal context of which they are a part, allowing readers to examine significant portions of court opinions, including major arguments from majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions.show more

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  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 1,428.81g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 0130922684
  • 9780130922687
  • 1,310,121

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Updated in a new 9th edition, this casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions. It offers a reasonable sample of cases across a broad spectrum of rights and liberties. This book introduces groups of featured cases with in-depth commentaries that set the specific historical-legal context of which they are a part, allowing readers to examine significant portions of court opinions, including major arguments from majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions.show more

About Lucius J. Barker

Lucius J. Barker is the William Bennett Munro Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Michael W. Combs is Professor of Political Science at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kevin Lyles is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago H. W. Perry Jr is Associate Professor of Government and Associate Professor of Law at University of Texas at Austinshow more

Table of contents

Part I: A Framework for Analysis Law and Courts in Political-Social Context. Civil Liberties in the Context of Federalism. Part II: Religious Liberty Transportation, Books, Teachers, Facilities: Parochiaid Expands Part III: Freedom of Expression, Assembly, and Association. Freedom of Expression. Part IV: Rights of the Accused and the Criminal Justice System The Exclusionary Rule and Other Fourth Amendment Controversies. Part V: Protecting Against Bias: Segregation and Discrimination The Development and Legal Demise of Racial Segregation. Part VI. Gender-Based Discrimination, Privacy in Varied Contexts, and the Poor in Court Equal Rights for Women and Gender-Based Discrimination.show more

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