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The right to privacy

Author: Ellen Alderman; Caroline Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1997, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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"The authors consider a welter of legal and ethical dilemmas involving the clashing interests of people who wish to be left alone and employers, police and the press, whose job may make them intrusive. The use of metal detectors and drug tests in schools and workplaces, women's right to abortion and contraception, people suing to squelch reporting by the media, patients' right to refuse further medical treatment or  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Alderman; Caroline Kennedy
ISBN: 0679744347 : 9780679744344 0679419861 9780679419860
OCLC Number: 36428246
Description: xvi, 413 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Authors' note --
Introduction --
[pt. 1]. Privacy v. law enforcement --
Loan W. v. City of Chicago : the strip search cases --
People of New York v. Hollman : the drug interdiction cases --
New Jersey v. T.L.O. : the school search cases --
[pt. 2]. Privacy and your self --
From Griswold to Casey : the contraception and abortion cases --
Davis v. Davis : the frozen embryos case --
In re A.C. : the forced Cesarean case --
Doe v. City of New York : the other constitutional right to privacy --
[pt. 3]. Privacy v. the press --
The right to be let along --
Hall v Post : the case of an adoption revealed (private facts) --
Miller v. NBC : the case of the televised death (intrusion) --
Braun v. Flynt : the case of the swimming pig (false light) --
Arrington v. The New York Times Company : the case of the cover photo (appropriation) --
[pt. 4]. Privacy v. the voyeur --
Cooper v. Anderson : the sex tape case --
McCall v. The Sherwood Inn : the peephole cases --
[pt. 5]. Privacy in the workplace --
Soroka v. Dayton Hudson Corp. : psychological testing --
Shukar v. Bowers : lifestyle monitoring --
Shoars v. Epson America, Inc. : high-tech monitoring --
[pt. 6]. Privacy and information --
Afterword to the Vintage Edition --
An update --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy.

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"The authors consider a welter of legal and ethical dilemmas involving the clashing interests of people who wish to be left alone and employers, police and the press, whose job may make them intrusive. The use of metal detectors and drug tests in schools and workplaces, women's right to abortion and contraception, people suing to squelch reporting by the media, patients' right to refuse further medical treatment or to undergo assisted suicide, and claims against voyeurs are among the issues and conflicts discussed." Publ Wkly. "Students may find topics for further research, seek to clarify or advance their legal understand, or just dip in for the stories." SLJ.

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