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Constitutional law : civil liberty and individual rights /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cohen, William, 1933-
Other Authors: Danelski, David Joseph, 1930-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Foundation Press, 2002.
Edition:5th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The judiciary
  • Freedom of thought and belief
  • Freedom of speech and press: historical background
  • Freedom of speech: advocacy of violation of law
  • The public forum
  • The private forum
  • Symbolic speech
  • Commercial speech
  • The multi-level theory of free speech
  • Obscenity
  • Fighting words and offensive speech
  • Defamation and media invasion of privacy
  • The conflict between freedom of the press and the right to a fair trial
  • The right to silence
  • History and rationale of the religion clauses of the First Amendment
  • Free exercise of religion
  • Establishment of religion: religion and schools
  • The prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures
  • The privilege against self-incrimination
  • Privacy as autonomy
  • Equal protection of law: from principle to doctrine
  • Racial equality
  • Gender equality
  • The constitution and the electoral process
  • Fair procedure
  • Social rights.