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Miller's court

Author: Arthur R Miller
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1982.
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Miller, Arthur Raphael, 1934-
Miller's court.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1982
(OCoLC)777753594
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur R Miller
ISBN: 0395313236 9780395313237
OCLC Number: 7836346
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 302 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: does the law work? You be the judge! --
[pt. I.] Freedom and rights. School prayer: can religion be kept out of the classroom? ; Point of law: cults and family rights --
Free speech and civil disobedience: are the rules to be broken? ; Point of law: the Pentagon Papers case --
The right of privacy: a polemic: what's left of it in our computerized, information-packed world? ; Point of law: privacy versus the press --
Free expression: can the government or the people suppress it? ; Point of law: censorship in the classroom --
[pt. II.] Law and order. Self-defense: can you protect yourself and avoid the slammer? ; Point of law: rape --
a short study in legal schizophrenia --
Sports violence: should the law intervene or has everybody assumed the risk? ; Point of law: fan violence --
the case for legal intervention --
The death penalty: legitimate sanction or legalized murder? ; Point of law: not guilty by reason of insantiy --
[Pt. III.] Agreements and relationships. Job contracts: are they worth the paper they're printed on? ; Point of the law: judicial activism versus judicial restraint --
Products liability: must the buyer beware? ; Point of law: the Pinto case --
can corporate carelessness be criminal? --
Living together: should the law promote virtue? ; Point of law: galimony --
Landlord and tenant: how can we modernize ancient rights? ; Point of law: condominium conversion --
[Pt. IV.] Life and death. The right to die: does the law offer death with dignity? ; Point of law: the right to live --
Abortion: who really owns your body? ; Point of law: the story of Chad Green --
Genetic engineering: how should the law deal with our burgeoning power over life itself? ; Point of law: sterilization.
Responsibility: Arthur R. Miller.

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