Civil Liberties and the Constitution: Cases and Commentaries / Edition 9

Civil Liberties and the Constitution: Cases and Commentaries / Edition 9

by Lucius J Barker, Michael Combs, Kevin Lyles, H W Perry, Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130922684

ISBN-13: 9780130922687

Pub. Date: 09/21/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130922687
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/21/2010
Series:
Choices: Custom Resources in Political Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

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.

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