Civil Liberties In America: A Reference Handbook Samuel Walker

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Civil Liberties In America: A Reference Handbook  by  Samuel Walker

Civil Liberties In America: A Reference Handbook by Samuel Walker
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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. Is racial profiling permissible for a good cause? Why shouldnt schools displayMoreA concise, authoritative guide to civil liberties issues in American society, from freedom of speech and religious liberty to due process, equal protection, and privacy. Is racial profiling permissible for a good cause? Why shouldnt schools display the Ten Commandments on their walls?

Should the terminally ill in Oregon be allowed to end their lives without federal interference? Is hate speech protected under the law? Americas civil liberties have a storied past and uncertain future. Written for a general audience, this work clearly defines civil liberties and explains their legal basis in the Bill of Rights, state constitutions, legal statutes, and administrative regulations.

full range of civil liberties issues: the First Amendment, due process, equal protection, and privacy. In addition to extensive material on past controversies, such as the Scopes trial and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the book discusses important contemporary issues, such as censorship on the internet and drug testing.

The coverage also examines conflicting civil liberties issues such as hate speech, which pits one persons freedom of expression against anothers right to equal protection. The book contains extensive bibliographic references to books and articles and a long list of web site links to organizations active on all sides of todays civil liberties controversies.



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