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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870238291
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/1993
  • Pages: 344
  • Lexile: 1470L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 65.00 (w) x 95.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Natural Law 3
I Racial Suppression 16
1 Native American Indians 16
2 The Slave Trade 24
3 Runaway Slaves 30
4 Dred Scott and the Civil War 35
II Economic Rights 37
1 Right of Contract 37
2 Private Property and the Right to Inherit 44
III Human Rights 47
1 Torture 47
2 Imprisonment of Excludable Aliens 50
2 Freedom 56
I Religious Liberty 66
1 Exemptions 66
Conscientious Objection 67
Exemption from Drug Laws 70
2 Evolution and Secular Humanism 72
Evolution 73
Secular Humanism 76
II Free Speech 80
1 Illegal Advocacy 80
Early Twentieth-Century Views 81
The Suppression of the American Communist Party 85
2 Saluting and Burning the Flag 93
Pledge of Allegiance 94
Flag Burning 99
III Free Press 103
1 Libel 103
2 Reporter's Right Not to Testify 107
3 Access and the Public's Right to Know 113
IV Economic Liberty 117
1 Right to Practice a Vocation 117
2 Liberty of Contract 119
Early Views 120
Later Views 124
3 Right to Unionize 126
Right to Picket 127
"Yellow Dog" Contracts 130
3 Democracy 134
I Role of the Judiciary 144
1 Judicial Review 144
2 The Nature of Constitutional Adjudication 150
II The Referendum 156
III Suffrage 163
1 Women 163
2 Poll Taxes 166
3 Literacy Tests 170
IV Apportionment 172
1 Unpopular Malapportionment 172
2 Popular Malapportionment 178
V Campaign Regulation 182
1 Individuals and Political Committees 182
2 Corporations and Unions 191
4 Equality 195
I Racial Equality 206
1 Equal Protection of the Law 206
2 The Japanese Internment Cases 213
3 Separate but Equal Education 218
4 The Duty to Integrate 223
II Sexual Equality 228
1 Exclusions from Professions 228
2 Protective Economic Legislation 231
3 Current Issues 236
III Affirmative Action 242
IV Economic Equality 254
1 Lawyers and Transcripts 254
2 Education 259
5 Privacy 266
I The Home 274
1 A Castle 274
2 Aerial Surveillance of Backyards 276
3 Obscenity and Marijuana Use 279
II The Right to Be Let Alone 282
1 Wiretapping 282
2 Hairstyles and Helmets 286
III Intimate Association and Procreation 293
1 Marriage and Contraceptives 293
2 Abortion 297
3 Spousal Consent 303
4 Homosexuality 306
IV The Right to Die 311
Index 319
Index of Cases 324
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