Press And Speech Under Assault

Author: Wendell Bird
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190461640
Size: 65.48 MB
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This book discusses the twelve Supreme Court justices before John Marshall, their views of liberties of press and speech, and the Sedition Act prosecutions over which some of them presided.

The Complete Bill Of Rights

Author: Neil H. Cogan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266473
Size: 13.29 MB
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This new edition includes all the background texts for the origins and debate of the ratification of the Bill of Rights and presents them clause by clause in a complete, accurate, and accessible format.

John Paul Stevens

Author: Christopher E. Smith
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498523749
Size: 68.22 MB
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This book examines the judicial opinions and criminal justice policy impact of Justice John Paul Stevens, the U.S. Supreme Court’s most prolific opinion author during his 35-year career on the nation’s highest court.

Silencing Political Dissent

Author: Nancy Chang
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781583224946
Size: 19.57 MB
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In this concise text, Chang explains how the new law erodes civil liberties and privacy, and severely impacts immigration.

Speaking Freely

Author: Floyd Abrams
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143036753
Size: 71.66 MB
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An eminent litigator cites recent events that have challenged America's freedom of expression, recounting eight landmark cases in order to highlight the importance of protecting the nation's constitutional right to free speech.

The Death Penalty As Torture

Author: John D. Bessler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611639261
Size: 50.31 MB
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In The Death Penalty as Torture, Prof. John Bessler argues that death sentences and executions are medieval relics.

American Pageant

Author: David M. Kennedy
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537416
Size: 74.75 MB
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The 16th edition includes a major revision of Part Six (the period from 1945 to the present), reflecting recent scholarship and providing greater thematic coherence.

Uncertain Justice

Author: Laurence Tribe
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099131
Size: 46.32 MB
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Now, in Uncertain Justice, Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz show the surprising extent to which the Roberts Court is revising the meaning of our Constitution. This essential book arrives at a make-or-break moment for the nation and the court.

The Age Of Federalism

Author: Stanley Elkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195093810
Size: 69.49 MB
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Each dispute bears in some way on the broader story of the emerging nation.