×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Legal Issues / Edition 7
     

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Legal Issues / Edition 7

by M. Ethan Ethan Katsh
 

ISBN-10: 0697357171

ISBN-13: 9780697357175

Pub. Date: 12/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

This updated eleventh edition of Taking Sides: Legal Issues is designed to introduce students to controversies in the law. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading legal scholars, judges, and legal commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates. Issues debated include the operation of legal institutions; law

Overview

This updated eleventh edition of Taking Sides: Legal Issues is designed to introduce students to controversies in the law. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading legal scholars, judges, and legal commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates. Issues debated include the operation of legal institutions; law and social values; and law and crime.This title is supported by the student Web site, Dushkin online, at http://www.dushkin.com/online

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697357175
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

PART 1. Law and the IndividualISSUE 1. Do “Standardless” Manual Recounts Violate the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the U.S. Constitution? YES: U.S. Supreme Court, from Per Curium Opinion, George W. Bush et al. v. Albert Gore, Jr., et al., U.S. Supreme Court (December 12, 2000) NO: John Paul Stevens, from Dissenting Opinion, George W. Bush et al. v. Albert Gore, Jr., et al., U.S. Supreme Court (December 12, 2000) ISSUE 2. Is Abortion Protected by the Constitution? YES: Sandra Day O’Connor, from Majority Opinion, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania et al. v. Casey et al., U.S. Supreme Court (1992) NO: William H. Rehnquist, from Dissenting Opinion, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania et al. v. Casey et al., U.S. Supreme Court (1992) ISSUE 3. Are Restrictions on Physician-Assisted Suicide Constitutional? (and more...)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews