Civil Liberties and the State: A Documentary and Reference Guide - Documentary and Reference Guides (Hardback)Christopher Peter Latimer (author)
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This book covers documents and related information pertaining to civil liberties in America, including the debates over arbitrary state action, due process, equal protection, freedom of speech, and privacy issues.
* Provides primary source documents such as court cases, federal and state laws, and executive orders
* Offers a chronology of significant documents, laws, and court cases from colonial times to present day
* Presents illustrations to clarify key concepts
* Supplies an annotated selection of websites from advocacy groups and the Republican and Democratic Parties
Number of pages: 367
Weight: 1329 g
Dimensions: 215 x 285 x 29 mm
Edition: Annotated edition
"This work should facilitate understanding of the concept of civil liberties and encourage new scholarship. Included are a chronology and annotated list of Web sites. Summing Up: Highly recommended." - Choice
"Although the primary sources and accompanying analysis are the most valuable part of the content, 20 sidebars also contribute to readers' understanding of the documents, their creators, or the circumstances under which they were written. Especially useful to students in Advanced Placement government courses." - School Library Journal
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