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Ethical Issues in the Courts: A Companion to Philosophical Ethics / Edition 2
     

Ethical Issues in the Courts: A Companion to Philosophical Ethics / Edition 2

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by Julie C. Van Camp
 

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ISBN-10: 0495005746

ISBN-13: 2900495005741

Pub. Date: 04/12/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This edition contains 14 new additions, including rulings on euthanasia, same-sex marriage, affirmative action, the Pledge of Allegiance and business ethics, within the 73 cases presented. The general topics include rulings on the beginning and ending of human life, education, sex and marriage, gender rights, war and pacifism, the environment and animal rights,

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This edition contains 14 new additions, including rulings on euthanasia, same-sex marriage, affirmative action, the Pledge of Allegiance and business ethics, within the 73 cases presented. The general topics include rulings on the beginning and ending of human life, education, sex and marriage, gender rights, war and pacifism, the environment and animal rights, freedom of expression in terms of symbolic speech, obscenity, pornography, and indecency, religious freedom, racial and sexual discrimination, capital punishment, and computer ethics. The editor provides instructions on reading a court decision and where to find full texts. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
2900495005741
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/12/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. HUMAN LIFE: BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS. Abortion. Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1973). Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1992). Stenberg v. Carhart, 530 U.S. 914 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2000). Euthanasia. Matter of Quinlan, 70 N.J. 10, 355 A. 2d 647 (Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1976). Cruzan v. Missouri. Department of Health, 497 U.S. 261 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1990). Bush v. Schiavo, No. SC04-925 (Supreme Court of Florida, 2004). Suicide and Assisted Suicide. Bouvia v. Glenchur, 179 Cal. App. 3d 1127 (Court of Appeal of California, 1986). Washington v. Glucksberg, 521 U.S. 702 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1997). Vacco v. Quill, 521 U.S. 793 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1997). 2. PRIVATE LIVES. Educating Children. Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1972). Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1982). Vernonia School District 47J v. Acton, 515 U.S. 646 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1995). Owasso v. Falvo , 534 U.S. 426 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2002). Sex and Marriage. Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1965). Carey v. Population Services International, 431 U.S. 678 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1977). Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1967). In the Matter of Baby M, 109 N.J. 396 (Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1988). Gay Rights. Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2003). Watkins v. U.S. Army, 847 F.2d 1329 (9th Cir., 1988). Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, 530 U.S. 640 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2000). Baker v. Vermont, 744 A.2d 864 (Supreme Court of Vermont, 1999). Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health, 440 Mass. 309 (Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 2003). 3. WAR, PEACE, AND PACIFISM. United States v. O=Brien, 391 U.S. 367 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1968). Welsh v. United States, 398 U.S. 333 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1970). Rostker v. Goldberg, 453 U.S. 57 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1981). Fedorenko v. United States, 449 U.S. 490 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1981). Rasul v. Bush, No. 03-334 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2004). 4. THE ENVIRONMENT: PROTECTING NATURE AND ANIMAL RIGHTS. Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill, 437 U.S. 153 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1978). Sierra Club v. Morton, 405 U.S. 727 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1972). Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hiahleah, 508 U.S. 520 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993). 5. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Symbolic Speech. Cohen v. California, 403 U.S. 15 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1971). In re George T., 33 Cal. 4th 620 (Supreme Court of California, 2004). Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1989). R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, 505 U.S. 377 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1992). Collin v. Smith, 578 F.2d 1197 (7th Cir., 1978). Obscenity, Pornography, and Indecency. Roth v. United States, 354 U.S. 476 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1957). Stanley v. Georgia, 394 U.S. 557 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1969). Miller v. California, 413 U.S. 15 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1973). Southeastern Promotions, Ltd. V. Conrad, 420 U.S. 546 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1975). National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley, 524 U.S. 569 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1998). American Booksellers Association, Inc. v. Hudnut, 771 F.2d 323 (7th Cir., 1985). 6. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. Employment Division, Oregon Dept. of Human Resources v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1990). Wallace v. Jaffree, 472 U.S. 38 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1985). Edwards v. Aguillard, 482 U.S. 578 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1987). Elk Grove v. Newdow, No. 02-1624 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2004). 7. RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. Korematsu v. United States, 323 U.S. 214 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1944). Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1896). Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1954). Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1978). Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2003). The Coalition v. Pete Wilson, 122 F.3d 692 (9th Cir., 1997). 8. SEX DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT. Sex Discrimination. California Federal Savings & Loan Assn. V. Guerra, Director, Dept. of Fair Employment and Housing, 479 U.S. 272 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1987). International Union, UAW v. Johnson Controls, Inc., 499 U.S. 187 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1991). Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma County, 450 U.S. 464 (U.S. Supreme Court 1981). United States v. Virginia, 518 U.S. 515 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1996). Sexual Harassment. Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, 477 U.S. 57 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1986). Harris v. Forklift Systems, 510 U.S. 17 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993). Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School District, 524 U.S. 274 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1998). Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, 523 U.S. 75 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1998). 9. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. Furman v. Georgia, 408 U.S. 238 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1972). Gregg v. Georgia, 428 U.S. 153 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1976). Coker v. Georgia, 433 U.S. 584 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1977). McClesky v. Kemp, 481 U.S. 279 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1987). Herrera v. Collins, 506 U.S. 390 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993). Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (U.S. Supreme Court, 2002). 10. BUSINESS ETHICS. Grimshaw v. Ford, 119 Cal. App. 3d 757 (Court. of Appeal of California, 1981). Deal v. Spears, 980 F.2d 1153 (8th Cir., 1992). Kasky v. Nike, 27 Cal. 4th 939 (Supreme Court of California, 2002). 11. COMPUTER ETHICS. United States v. Morris, 928 F.2d 504 (2nd Cir., 1991). United States v. Alkhabaz, 104 F.3d 1492 (6th Cir., 1997). Intel v. Hamidi, 30 Cal. 4th 1342 (Supreme Court of California, 2003). Reno v. ACLU, 521 U.S. 844 (U.S. Supreme Court, 1997). A&M Records v. Napster, 239 F.3d 1004 (9th Cir., 2001).

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