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Contentious issues such as the death penalty, civil liberties, and reproductive rights touch on people's deeply held beliefs. Greenhaven Press's Issues on Trial series captures the passion and depth of those debates, examining how the courts have helped to shape each issue through their rulings. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and includes primary sources like the text of court rulings and dissenting opinions, as well as secondary sources such as analyses and views of the rulings. Offering both historical...

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Overview

Contentious issues such as the death penalty, civil liberties, and reproductive rights touch on people's deeply held beliefs. Greenhaven Press's Issues on Trial series captures the passion and depth of those debates, examining how the courts have helped to shape each issue through their rulings. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and includes primary sources like the text of court rulings and dissenting opinions, as well as secondary sources such as analyses and views of the rulings. Offering both historical and contemporary material, each Issues on Trail volume offers a wealth of information on issues currently confronting society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737749496
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 7/29/2010
  • Series: Issues on Trial Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 Relocating Japanese Americans During World War II Case Overview: Korematsu v. 20

1 Majority Opinion: Military Authority to Relocate Innocent Citizens During Wartime Is Constitutional Hugo Black 23

2 Dissenting Opinion: Military Necessity Does Not Make an Order Constitutional Robert H. Jackson 32

3 The Relocation of Japanese Americans Was Motivated by Racism Gary Kamiya 39

4 The Relocation of Japanese Americans Was a Response to a Real Danger Dwight D. Murphey 49

5 Fred Korematsu Was a Hero Dorothy Ehrlich 62

Chapter 2 Refusing a Stay of Execution to Cold War Spies Case Overview Rosenberg v. 68

1 The Court's Decision: No Legal Grounds Exist for Granting the Rosenbergs a Stay of Execution Robert H. Jackson Thomas C. Clark 71

2 Dissenting Opinion: Execution of the Rosenbergs Would Be Unlawful William O. Douglas 78

3 The Rosenberg Case Bred Controversy During the Cold War Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner 82

4 The Rosenbergs' Constitutional Rights Were Violated The National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case 86

5 The Judge Acted Conscientiously in Sentencing the Rosenbergs to Death Milton Lehman 93

Chapter 3 Affirming That Conscientious Objectors Must Oppose All War Case Overview Gillette v. 106

1 Majority Opinion: The First Amendment Does Not Require Exemption of Selective Conscientious Objectors Thurgood Marshall 109

2 Dissenting Opinion: Under the First Amendment, Individual Conscience Must Be Respected William O. Douglas 120

3 Deferring Selective Conscientious Objectors Would Do No Harm to the Military David Malament 130

4 Conscientious Objection Is No Less Strong When Selective than When General G. Albert Ruesga 141

5 Conscientious Objectors Must Use Practical Reasoning to Resolve the Conflict Between Their Legal Rights and Moral Rights Carl Wellman 151

Chapter 4 Trying Foreign Terrorists by Military Commission Case Overview Hamdan v. Rumsfeld 161

1 Plurality Opinion: Foreign Terrorists Cannot Be Tried by U.S. Military Tribunals John Paul Stevens 164

2 Dissenting Opinion: The Court Should Not Override the President's Authority to Determine How Foreign Terrorists Will Be Tried Clarence Thomas 17

3 The Court Misinterpreted International Treaties on the Treatment of War Prisoners Charles Krauthammer 188

4 The President's Treatment of Imprisoned Terrorists Violated International Law David Cole 192

5 Congress Removed the Courts' Power to Set Policy in the War on Terror John Yoo 203

Organizations to Contact 207

For Further Research 211

Index 215

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