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The dirty dozen : how twelve Supreme Court cases radically expanded government and eroded freedom

Author: Robert A Levy; William H Mellor
Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Dirty Dozen, two distinguished legal scholars shed light on the twelve worst cases, which allowed government to interfere in your private contractual agreements; curtail your right to criticize or support political candidates; arrest and imprison you indefinitely, without filing charges; seize your private property, without compensation, when someone uses the property for criminal activity-even if you don't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Levy; William H Mellor
ISBN: 9781595230508 1595230505
OCLC Number: 192045648
Description: xviii, 302 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Promoting the general welfare --
Regulating interstate commerce --
Rescinding private contracts --
Lawmaking by administrative agencies --
Campaign finance reform and free speech --
Gun owners' rights --
Civil liberties vs. national security --
Asset forfeiture without due process --
Eminent domain for private use --
Taking property by regulation --
Earning an honest living --
Equal protection and racial preferences.
Responsibility: Robert A. Levy & William H. Mellor.
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"In The Dirty Dozen, two distinguished legal scholars shed light on the twelve worst cases, which allowed government to interfere in your private contractual agreements; curtail your right to criticize or support political candidates; arrest and imprison you indefinitely, without filing charges; seize your private property, without compensation, when someone uses the property for criminal activity-even if you don't know about it."--Jacket.

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