The Supreme Court and Individual Rights / Edition 3

The Supreme Court and Individual Rights / Edition 3

by Joan Biskupic, Elder Witt, Elder Witt, Edler Witt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568022395

ISBN-13: 9781568022390

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

This updated edition examines the impact of significant Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the individual.

Focusing primarily on the 20th century, and current through the 1995-1996 term, the book provides full coverage of the freedoms outlined in the Bill of Rights, including modern equality issues such as affirmative action and rights allowed

Overview

This updated edition examines the impact of significant Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the individual.

Focusing primarily on the 20th century, and current through the 1995-1996 term, the book provides full coverage of the freedoms outlined in the Bill of Rights, including modern equality issues such as affirmative action and rights allowed illegal immigrants to the United States.

The Supreme Court and Individual Rights begins with an overview of individual rights and covers four main topics: Freedom for Ideas, The Rights of Political Participation, Due Process and Criminal Rights, and Equal Rights and Personal Liberties. Appendixes include a glossary of legal terms, an explanation of how to read a legal citation, and biographies of the justices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568022390
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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