Missouri Law And The American Conscience

Author: Kenneth H. Winn
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273564
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Until recently, many of Missouri’s legal records were inaccessible and the existence of many influential, historic cases was unknown. The ten essays in this volume showcase Missouri as both maker and microcosm of American history.

Black Hills White Justice

Author: Edward Lazarus
Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 9780060922078
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A white man's court, according to white man's rules, would now decide if
America's conscience as reflected in its laws required such a payment. On the
floor of Congress and in the national press, the debate began whether a country
in the midst of the worst depression in its history could afford such a price to
redress what many viewed as bygone wrongs. Those wrongs were present
history for the Sioux. With most of the old men gone, and after so much suffering
for so long, to the ...

Who Owns Death

Author: Robert J. Lifton
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 038079246X
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In this timely book, Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell investigate the mindsets of individuals involved in the death penalty -- including prison wardens, prosecutors, jurors, religious figures, governors, judges, and relatives of murder ...

The Myth Of The Imperial Judiciary

Author: Mark Kozlowski
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814749291
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Why the Right is Wrong about the Courts Mark Kozlowski. ruptive, subversive,
and wicked,” “any public man of probity and conscience in the America of the
1790s who engaged in factional politics would have had to persuade himself, not
to say others, that what he was doing in practice did not controvert a theoretical
view to which everyone, himself included, subscribed.” Stanley Elkins and Eric
McKitrick, The Age of Federalism, 263 (1993). Such persuasion usually took the
form of ...

Americana American Historical Magazine

Author: National American Society
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National American Society. ation the best means of getting the wrongs of the
Saints before Congress. This meeting took place on the sixth of December. A Mr.
Robinson of that delegation, took a stand against the Saints presenting any
claims to be liquidated by the United States; but Joseph contended against him,
and presented the ... that body, had been guilty of any offense against the laws of
Missouri, or of the United States ; but their only offense had been their religious

The Youth S Companion

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The rule of law means 'A few years ago men would give and take repast was over
the band played “America,” because of the default of the law-abiding. state and
national officials were forgetting their ment whereby rights are secured which
were ... In a republic the government has been found in the conscience of the
people. without to give us this nation; we must contend The moral revival that is
now going on all over against the enemies within to keep it. They the country is
simply the ...

Mere Christianity

Author: C. S. Lewis
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780008254599
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The book brings together C.S. Lewis's legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to 'explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times'.

The Gagging Of God

Author: D. A. Carson
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310830680
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Kaufman, Gordon D. An Essay on Theological Method, American Academy of
Religion Studies in Religion, vol. 1 1. ... Diversity, I listorical Consciousness, and
Christian Theology.* In The Myth of Christian Uniqueness: Toward a Pluralistic
Theurgy of Religions. Edited by John Hick and Paul F, Knitter Marvknolh Orbis
Books, 1987, Keegan, John. A History o f Warfare. ... Kilpa trick, William K, Why
Johnny (Unit Tell Right from Wrong: Moral Illiteracy and the Case for Character
Education ...

Confirmation Hearing On The Nomination Of John Ashcroft To Be Attorney General Of The United States

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
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Conclusion After reviewing the actions of John Ashcroft in the St. Louis case, I
have concluded that they are strongly reminiscent of the actions of public officials
during the era of massive resistance in the 1950s and 60s in the South. That is a
period I witnessed as a civil rights lawyer and later as General Counsel and Staff
Director of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and most officials North and South
now agree that it was a shameful period in American history. In some ways I think
that ...

A Time To Lose

Author: Paul E. Wilson
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His job is to see that the forum is right, that the issues are properly drawn, and
that the court is fully and fairly informed as to his client's view of the facts and his
understanding of the law. I did these things as well as I ... It no longer squared
with the American conscience and understanding. After eight decades of living, ...
In Missouri, which supplied many of the first Kansas immigrants, schools for the
teaching of black and mulatto children were forbidden by law. My father was born
in ...