The Battle Over School Prayer

Author: Bruce J. Dierenfield
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Bruce Dierenfield has written a concise and readable guide to the first--and still most important--case that addressed the constitutionality of prayer in public schools.

Law And Religion In American History

Author: Mark Douglas McGarvie
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316684148
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However, by the 1880s, Americans were open to revising their values and looked
to a new educated class of ... 1 Quoted in Bruce J. Dierenfield, The Battle over
School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America (Landmark Law Cases in
American Society Series), ed. by Peter Charles Hoffer and N. E. H. Hull (
Lawrence: ...

Religious Diversity And Children S Literature

Author: Connie R. Green
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1617353981
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Adding the study of a “new” subject, such as religion, is far down the list of
priorities in most public schools. However ... The battle over school prayer: How
Engel v. Vitale changed America (Landmark Law Cases and American Society
series).

Habits Of Compassion

Author: Maureen Fitzgerald
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252072820
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Habits of Compassion is a study of Irish-Catholic Sisters' tremendously successful work in founding charitable organizations in New York City from the famine through the early 20th century.

Reconstruction And Black Suffrage

Author: Robert Michael Goldman
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ISBN: 9780700610693
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And, as Robert Goldman shows, both events have much to tell us about an America that was still deeply divided over the status of blacks during the Reconstruction era. Goldman deftly highlights the cases of United States v.

Little Rock On Trial

Author: Tony Allan Freyer
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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He describes the work of the Little Rock NAACP--with its Legal Defense Fund led by Thurgood Marshall and Wiley Branton--in defining the issues and abandoning gradualism in favor of direct confrontation with the segregationist South He also ...

Current Publications In Legal And Related Fields

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L.C. 2006286104. K4095. 519. DIERENFIELD.BruceJ. Battle over school prayer:
how Engel v. Vitale changed America. Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas,
2007. 240p. (Landmark law cases and American society) ISBN 0700615253.

Flag Burning And Free Speech

Author: Robert Justin Goldstein
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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When Gregory Lee Johnson burned an American flag as part of a political protest, he was convicted for flag desecration under Texas law.

A Court Divided

Author: Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393058680
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In this authoritative reckoning with the eighteen-year record of the Rehnquist Court, Georgetown law professor Mark Tushnet reveals how the decisions of nine deeply divided justices have left the future of the Court; and the nation; hanging ...