The Free Press Crisis Of 1800

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
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ISBN: 9780700617654
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Examines the trial of journalist Thomas Cooper, which was the first major constitutional challenge to the Sedition Act of 1798 and an important showcase for debating the role of government and the place of dissent in times of national ...

Race And Redistricting

Author: Tinsley E. Yarbrough
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Noted Supreme Court biographer Tinsley Yarbrough examines these closely linked landmark cases to show how the Court addressed the constitutionality of redistricting within the volatile contexts of civil rights and partisan politics.A suit ...

Dred Scott And The Politics Of Slavery

Author: Earl M. Maltz
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ISBN: 9780700615025
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Closely examines on of the Supreme Court's most infamous decisions: that went far beyond one slave's suit for "freeman" status by declaring that ALL blacks--freemen as well as slaves--were not, and never could become, U.S. citizens, ...

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Case

Author: Mark A. Weitz
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ISBN: 9780700617463
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Recounts the story of the largest mass murder trial in California's history, in which 22 Mexican-American youths were tried and 17 were convicted for a crime to which none of the defendants were ever tied.

Roe V Wade

Author: N. E. H. Hull
Publisher: Landmark Law Cases & American
ISBN: 9780700617548
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This up-to-date history of "Roe v. Wade" covers the complete social and legal context of the case that remains the touchstone for America's culture wars.

The Pursuit Of Justice

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195311892
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Reviews and discusses landmark cases heard by the United States Supreme court from 1803 through 2000.

Brave New Neighborhoods

Author: Margaret Kohn
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415944632
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Fighting for First Amendment rights is as popular a pastime as ever, but just because you can get on your soapbox doesn't mean anyone will be there to listen.