Constitutional Debate in Action: Civil Rights and Liberties / Edition 2

Constitutional Debate in Action: Civil Rights and Liberties / Edition 2

by H. L. Pohlman
     
 

ISBN-10: 074253667X

ISBN-13: 9780742536678

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Pohlman (political science, Dickinson College) examines some of the most important court cases concerning constitutional civil rights and liberties in the United States in the 20th century. He summarizes the briefs, oral arguments, opinions and post-decision developments in cases regarding racial discrimination in Brown v. Board of Education, affirmative action in…  See more details below

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Pohlman (political science, Dickinson College) examines some of the most important court cases concerning constitutional civil rights and liberties in the United States in the 20th century. He summarizes the briefs, oral arguments, opinions and post-decision developments in cases regarding racial discrimination in Brown v. Board of Education, affirmative action in Regents of University of California v. Bakke and Grutter v. Bollinger, reproductive rights in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, hate speech and cross burning in R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul and Virginia v. Black, campaign finance regulation and freedoms of speech in McConnell v. Federal Election Commission, and freedom in choice and practice of religion in Employment Division, Department of Human Services of Oregon v. Smith. He also includes reactions to some of the cases from sources outside the judiciary. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742536678
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Constitutional Debate in Action Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1Racial discrimination : Brown v. Board of Education1
2Affirmative action : regents of University of Calif. v. Bakke and Grutter v. Bollinger35
3Abortion : Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey I. Roe and its background93
4Hate speech and cross burning : R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul and Virginia v. Black147
5Campaign finance regulation and freedom of speech : McConnell v. Federal Election Commission201
6Peyote use and religious freedom : employment div., Dept. of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith249

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