Designed for junior/senior-level courses in Civil Liberties, this time-honored text/casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions–primarily those of the United States Supreme Court–and assesses the overall political-social context in which the formulation and implementation of civil liberties policies take place.
I. A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS.
1. Law and Courts in Political-Social Context.
2. Civil Liberties in the Context of Federalism.
II. RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.
3. Transportation, Books, Teachers, Facilities: Parochiaid Expands.
III. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, ASSEMBLY, AND ASSOCIATION.
6. Freedom of Expression.
IV. RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
9. The Exclusionary Rule and Other Fourth Amendment Controversies.
V. PROTECTING AGAINST BIAS: SEGREGATION AND DISCRIMINATION.
12. The Development and Legal Demise of Racial Segregation.
VI. GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION, PRIVACY IN VARIED CONTEXTS, AND THE POOR IN COURT.
18. Equal Rights for Women and Gender-Based Discrimination.