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Published by CQ Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States. Supreme Court.,
  • Civil rights -- United States -- Cases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSupreme Court & individual rights
StatementDavid G. Savage.
GenreCases.
ContributionsBiskupic, Joan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4748 .W53 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 399 p. :
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3320965M
ISBN 101568028873
LC Control Number2004273178

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The Supreme Court & Individual Rights 3rd Edition by Joan Biskupic (Author), Elder Witt (Author) ISBN Authors: Joan Biskupic, Elder Witt. The Supreme Court and Individual Rights [Witt, Elder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Supreme Court and Individual RightsAuthor: Elder Witt.   The Supreme Court and Individual Rights, Edition: 4 Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 8 Used from $ 2 New Manufacturer: Cq Pr. This updated edition examines the impact of significant Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the ng primarily on the 20th century, and current through the.

The Supreme Court and Individual Rights begins with an overview of individual rights and covers six main themes in subsequent chapters: Freedom for Ideas The Rights of Political Participation The Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms Crime and Punishment Equal Rights . Savage, a Supreme Court reporter for the Los Angeles Times, examines the effects of US Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the individual. He documents the Court's emergence as a defender of individual rights and liberties, including recent cases through the term relating to handguns, the death penalty, and the rights of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, for instance. The Supreme Court and individual rights. [Elder Witt] -- Covers cases on freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, right to vote, right to an equal vote, political association, fair trial, search and seizure, self-incrimination, aid of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: The Supreme Court and individual rights / Elder Witt. 2nd ed.

The Supreme Court and individual rights. [David G Savage; Joan Biskupic] -- "The Supreme Court and Individual Rights, fourth edition, examines the impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the individual through the Court's term. This updated work examines the impact of Supreme Court decisions on the rights and freedoms of the individual through and covers four main topics: Freedom for Ideas; Rights of Political Includes a glossary of legal terms and biographies of the justices. The Court is the highest tribunal in the Nation for all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution or the laws of the United States. As the final arbiter of the law, the Court is charged with ensuring the American people the promise of equal justice under law and thereby, also functions as guardian and interpreter of the. Although all were important, the Civil Rights movement alone would have reached the same end without the help of the Supreme Court, and the devotion of its many members and leaders is the major factor in advancing Civil Rights. The Supreme Court is perhaps most well known for the Brown vs. Board of Education decision in