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The Bill of Rights in modern America

Author: David J Bodenhamer; James W Ely
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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Captures the noisy and potentially defining national debate about the nature and extent of our individual rights. This book presents discussions of twelve distinguished legal scholars on the history  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Bodenhamer; James W Ely
ISBN: 9780253351593 0253351596 9780253219916 0253219914 9780253312235 025331223X
OCLC Number: 175286419
Notes: First edition titled "The Bill of Rights in Modern America; After 200 Years", c1993.
Description: xii, 322 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Rights consciousness in American history / Daniel T. Rodgers --
The explosion and erosion of rights / Gary L. McDowell --
The First Amendment and the freedom to differ / Suzanna Sherry --
Church and state : the religion clauses / Melvin I. Urofsky --
Public safety and the right to bear arms / Robert J. Cottrol and Raymond T. Diamond --
The enigmatic place of property rights in modern constitutional thought / James W. Ely, Jr --
Reversing the revolution : rights of the accused in a conservative age / David J. Bodenhamer --
Police practices and the bill of rights / Laurence A. Benner and Michal R. Belknap --
The "cruel and unusual punishment" clause: a limit on the power to punish or constitutional rhetoric? / Joseph L. Hoffmann --
Equal protection and affirmative action / Herman Belz --
The right to privacy / Ken I. Kersch --
Second wind for the state Bill of Rights / Randall T. Shepard.
Responsibility: edited by David J. Bodenhamer and James W. Ely, Jr.
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