The Free Press Crisis Of 1800

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700617654
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Examines the trial of journalist Thomas Cooper, which was the first major constitutional challenge to the Sedition Act of 1798 and an important showcase for debating the role of government and the place of dissent in times of national ...

Mapp Versus Ohio

Author: Carolyn Nestor Long
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Although she came to be known as merely "that girl with the dirty books," Dollree Mapp was a poor but proud black woman who defied a predominantly white police force by challenging the legality of its search-and-seizure methods.

The Pursuit Of Justice

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195311892
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Reviews and discusses landmark cases heard by the United States Supreme court from 1803 through 2000.

Borderline Crime

Author: Bradley Miller
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1487501277
Size: 43.32 MB
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Borderline Crime examines how law reacted to the challenge of the border in British North America and post-Confederation Canada.Miller also reveals how the law remained confused, amorphous, and often ineffectual at confronting the threat of ...

The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Case

Author: Mark A. Weitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700617463
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Recounts the story of the largest mass murder trial in California's history, in which 22 Mexican-American youths were tried and 17 were convicted for a crime to which none of the defendants were ever tied.

Hostile To Democracy

Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
ISBN: 9781564322395
Size: 37.63 MB
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The Role of Parliament

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

The Dynamic Constitution

Author: Richard H. Fallon, Jr
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107021405
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Furnishes a fundamental introduction to American constitutional law for non-lawyers, covering such topics as the freedom of speech and the guarantee of equal protection, as well as the cases and personalities that have shaped constitutional ...