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Civil liberties in America

Esther C. Sweet

Civil liberties in America

a casebook

by Esther C. Sweet

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- United States -- Cases

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Esther C. Sweet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4748 .S94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 352 p. ;
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5980334M
      LC Control Number66008835
      OCLC/WorldCa497404

      The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America examines the historic previous and hotly contested debates surrounding the thought and comply with of civil liberties. It provides detailed historic previous of courtroom situations, events, Constitutional amendments and rights, personalities, and themes which have had an impact on our freedoms in.   This book looks at the current state of civil liberties in America, by exploring case studies of several different types of cases. Matthew Limon is a gay teenager from Kansas who was sentenced to a seventeen-year prison term for having consensual sex with a 4/5(3).

      The politics of the American Civil Liberties Union by William A Donohue (Book) The quest for the dream: the development of civil rights and human relations in modern America by John P Roche (Book). Get this from a library! Civil liberties in America: a reference handbook. [Samuel Walker] -- A concise, authoritative guide to civil liberties issues in American society, from freedom of speech and religious liberty to due process, equal protection, and privacy.

      But the concept of civil liberties dates back much further and most likely predates that of universal human rights. The 13th century English Magna Carta refers to itself as the "great charter of the liberties of England, and of the liberties of the forest" (magna carta libertatum), but we can trace the origin of civil liberties back much further to the Sumerian praise poem of Urukagina Author: Tom Head. Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc Cases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sweet, Esther C. Civil liberties in America. Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand, ©


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