Updated in a new 9th edition, this casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions. It offers a reasonable sample of cases across a broad spectrum of rights and liberties. This book introduces groups of featured cases with in-depth commentaries that set the specific historical-legal context of which they are a part, allowing readers to examine significant portions of court opinions, including major arguments from majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I: A Framework for Analysis Law and Courts in Political-Social Context. Civil Liberties in the Context of Federalism. Part II: Religious Liberty Transportation, Books, Teachers, Facilities: Parochiaid Expands Part III: Freedom ofExpression, Assembly, and Association. Freedom of Expression. Part IV: Rights of the Accused and the Criminal Justice System The Exclusionary Rule and Other Fourth Amendment Controversies. Part V: Protecting Against Bias: Segregation and Discrimination The Development and Legal Demise of Racial Segregation. Part VI. Gender-Based Discrimination, Privacy in Varied Contexts, and the Poor in Court Equal Rights for Women and Gender-Based Discrimination.