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Civil liberties in America.

Esther C. Sweet

Civil liberties in America.

by Esther C. Sweet

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

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

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p.
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18433018M
    LC Control Number66008835
    OCLC/WorldCa497404

    Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time.   Anthony Romero read from the book he co-authored with Dina Temple-Raston, In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Ap Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

    These Yet to Be United States: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in America Since (Wadsworth Books on America Since ) by. Jeanne Theoharis, Athan G. Theoharis. Rating details 11 ratings 0 reviews Mixing aspects of social, political, and institutional history, authors Athan and Jeanne Theoharis survey the quest for equal /5(11).   Eight years later, President Ronald Reagan signed the Civil Liberties Restoration Act of , which offered an official presidential apology and reparations to each of the Japanese-American internees who had suffered discrimination, loss of liberty, loss of property and personal humiliation because of the actions of the United States government.

    Constitutional Law in Contemporary America is the most up-to-date, carefully edited, and student-friendly undergraduate constitutional law textbook. Placing a unique emphasis on property rights, election law, and issues of gender, gender orientation, foreign policy, and criminal due process, the two-volume text features: * Skillfully edited excerpts of the majority opinions of canonical. Civil Liberties book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A collection of essays debating personal freedom and expression, the effec 3/5(1).


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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.

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. Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the s: 0.

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We need you with us to keep fighting — donate today. "Lucid and well-researched." --The New Yorker In order to win the famous battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson believed that it was necessary to declare martial law and suspend the writ of habeas corpus.

In doing so, he achieved both a great victory and the notoriety of being the first American general to ever suspend civil liberties in America. Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc Cases: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sweet, Esther C.

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