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Civil liberties under the Constitution /
by M. Glenn Abernathy.
4th ed. --
Columbia, SC : University of South Carolina Press, 1985, c1977.
618 p. ; 24 cm.
0872494551 (pbk.)
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Columbia, SC : University of South Carolina Press, 1985, c1977.
0872494551 (pbk.)
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Includes index.
catalogue key
Bibliography: p. 605-614.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
The Courts and Civil Rightsp. 1
Limitations on Judicial Power to Protect Rightsp. 1
Failure to litigatep. 1
"Standing" to suep. 2
Presumption of validity of official actsp. 5
Difficulty in extending decisions beyond specific facts and parties involved in litigationp. 5
Limited remedies for private interference with free choicep. 6
Political questionsp. 6
Impact of judicial selectionp. 7
Judicial Remedies for Violations of Rightsp. 8
Mandamusp. 8
Injunctionp. 8
Civil damage suitp. 9
Criminal prosecutionp. 9
Appellate court reviewp. 9
Habeas corpusp. 12
Sources of Interference with Personal Freedomp. 12
Civil Rights in the Federal Systemp. 16
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)p. 17
Slaughter-House Cases (1873)p. 21
Twining v. New Jersey (1908)p. 27
The Incorporation Process - Table 1p. 35
The Rights of the Accusedp. 37
Notice of What Conduct Is Made Criminalp. 37
The "Void for Vagueness" rulep. 37
The prohibition against ex post facto lawsp. 39
Notice to the accused of the offense chargedp. 39
Cole v. Arkansas (1948)p. 40
Searches and Seizuresp. 41
Arrestp. 41
Searchesp. 43
Warden v. Hayden (1967)p. 44
Chimel v. California (1969)p. 47
United States v. Robinson (1973)p. 49
Delaware v. Prouse (1979)p. 54
United States v. Ross (1982)p. 56
Oliver v. United States (1984)p. 60
Admissibility of evidence obtained illegally - the "Exclusionary Rule"p. 63
Mapp v. Ohio (1961)p. 64
United States v. Leon et al. (1984)p. 69
Wiretapping and electronic surveillancep. 73
Katz v. United States (1967)p. 75
United States v. United States District Court (1972)p. 76
Bailp. 80
United States v. Salerno (1987)p. 81
Self-Incriminationp. 84
The invocation of the privilegep. 84
The scope of the privilegep. 86
Kastigar v. United States (1972)p. 87
The problem of immunity and federalismp. 89
Murphy v. Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor (1964)p. 90
Confessionsp. 92
Brown v. Mississippi (1936)p. 93
Miranda v. Arizona (1966)p. 95
Rochin v. California (1952)p. 101
The Right to Counselp. 105
Powell v. Alabama (1932)p. 105
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)p. 108
Argersinger v. Hamlin (1972)p. 110
Stage at which the right to counsel accruesp. 112
Effective representation by counselp. 114
The Right to a Fair Hearingp. 115
Illinois v. Allen (1970)p. 115
In Re Gault (1967)p. 118
Goss v. Lopez (1975)p. 121
Double Jeopardyp. 123
Double jeopardy and criminal appealsp. 124
Green v. United States (1957)p. 124
Benton v. Maryland (1969)p. 125
Trial for multiple related offensesp. 127
Ashe v. Swenson (1970)p. 129
Waller v. Florida (1970)p. 130
Bartkus v. Illinois (1959)p. 131
Trial by Juryp. 134
Incorporationp. 135
Duncan v. Louisiana (1968)p. 135
Number of jurorsp. 136
Williams v. Florida (1970)p. 136
Requirement of unanimityp. 138
Apodaca v. Oregon (1972)p. 138
Selection of jurorsp. 141
Taylor v. Louisiana (1975)p. 142
Guilty Pleasp. 144
Santobello v. New York (1971)p. 145
Cruel and Unusual Punishmentsp. 146
Gregg v. Georgia (1976)p. 149
Thompson v. Oklahoma(1988)p. 157
Habeas Corpusp. 163
Rights of Prisonersp. 166
Wolff v. McDonnell (1974)p. 167
Religious Freedomp. 172
Separation of Church and Statep. 173
Everson v. Board of Education (1947)p. 173
Board of Education v. Allen (1968)p. 177
Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York (1970)p. 178
Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)p. 179
Mueller v. Allen (1983)p. 182
"Released time" programsp. 186
The Bible and prayer in public schoolsp. 188
School District of Abington Township v. Schempp and Murray v. Curlett (1963)p. 189
Wallace v. Jaffree (1985)p. 194
Legislative chaplains and the establishment clausep. 196
Nativity scenes displayed under government sponsorshipp. 197
Lynch v. Donnelly (1984)p. 197
Sunday closing laws and the establishment clausep. 200
McGowan v. Maryland (1961)p. 200
The "Free Exercise" of Religionp. 204
Permissible areas of restraint - protection of morals, health, and safetyp. 204
Compulsory patriotic exercises and religious freedomp. 207
West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)p. 208
Free exercise of religion and the problems of Sabbatariansp. 211
Religious oaths - conscientious objectorsp. 213
Compulsory public education laws and religious freedomp. 215
Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)p. 215
Prior restraints on the free exercise of religionp. 217
Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940)p. 218
Miscellaneous free exercise issuesp. 220
Freedom of Speech, Press, and Assemblyp. 223
The Scope of the Rightsp. 223
Previous Restraintsp. 226
Near v. Minnesota (1931)p. 227
New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)p. 229
Kingsley Books, Inc. v. Brown (1957)p. 233
Licensing and taxation as previous restraintsp. 234
Shuttlesworth v. Birmingham (1969)p. 235
Vagueness and overbreadthp. 237
Doctrines Advanced as Tests of Constitutionality of First Amendment Restraintsp. 239
Schenck v. United States (1919)p. 239
Gitlow v. New York (1925)p. 241
Internal Securityp. 250
Dennis v. United States (1951)p. 251
Scales v. United States (1961)p. 257
Regulation of Traffic and Maintenance of Public Peace and Orderp. 265
Heffron v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Inc. (1981)p. 268
Profane and abusive language: the "fighting words" doctrinep. 271
Cohen v. California (1971)p. 272
Gooding v. Wilson (1972)p. 273
Demonstrations and protest speechp. 275
Edwards v. South Carolina (1963)p. 276
Adderley v. Florida (1966)p. 279
Gregory v. Chicago (1969)p. 281
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)p. 284
Tinker v. Des Moines School District (1969)p. 285
Special Aspects of Freedom of the Pressp. 288
Free press v. fair administration of justicep. 288
Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966)p. 290
Reporter's privilegep. 293
Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)p. 293
Libelp. 296
New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964)p. 296
Gertz v. Welch (1974)p. 300
Hustler Magazine v. Jerry Falwell (1988)p. 302
Handbills, posters, and commercial advertisingp. 305
A "right of reply" and problems of the broadcast mediap. 308
Censorship of public school newspapersp. 310
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988)p. 310
Obscenity and Pornographyp. 312
Roth v. United States and Alberts v. California (1957)p. 313
Stanley v. Georgia (1969)p. 317
Miller v. California (1973)p. 318
Equal Protection of the Lawp. 324
The Traditional Viewp. 325
The New Equal Protectionp. 327
In Re Griffiths (1973)p. 328
Shapiro v. Thompson (1969)p. 329
Kramer v. Union Free School District No. 15 (1969)p. 332
San Antonio v. Rodriguez (1973)p. 333
The "Three-Tiered" Approachp. 336
Craig v. Boren (1976)p. 337
Race Discriminationp. 339
Strauder v. West Virginia (1880)p. 339
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)p. 340
Buchanan v. Warley (1917)p. 342
Discrimination in public schoolsp. 345
Sweatt v. Painter (1950)p. 345
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka I (1954)p. 346
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka II (1955)p. 350
Green v. School Board of New Kent County (1968)p. 351
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1971)p. 352
Keyes v. School District No. 1 (1973)p. 356
Affirmative actionp. 360
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)p. 360
Private discriminationp. 367
Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)p. 368
Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964p. 372
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States (1964)p. 374
Griggs v. Duke Power Co. (1971)p. 377
Other aspects of race discriminationp. 380
Palmer v. Thompson (1971)p. 381
Sex Discriminationp. 383
The constitutional developmentp. 384
Reed v. Reed (1971)p. 384
Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)p. 385
Orr v. Orr (1979)p. 388
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and sex discriminationp. 391
Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)p. 393
Sex discrimination in education programsp. 395
Grove City College v. Bell (1984)p. 395
Apportionment of Legislative Seats and the Equal Protection Clausep. 397
Baker v. Carr (1962)p. 398
Reynolds v. Sims (1964)p. 403
The Right to Votep. 407
Constitutional Limitations on State Voting Regulationsp. 407
Race discrimination: the white primary casesp. 408
United States v. Classic (1941)p. 408
Smith v. Allwright (1944)p. 410
The grandfather clausesp. 411
Poll taxesp. 411
Literacy testsp. 412
Residence requirementsp. 414
Dunn v. Blumstein (1972)p. 414
Closed primariesp. 416
Federal Legislation to Protect Voting Rightsp. 417
South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966)p. 420
Perkins v. Matthews (1971)p. 421
The Right of Privacyp. 427
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)p. 427
Roe v. Wade (1973)p. 429
Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)p. 433
New Jersey v. T. L. O. (1985)p. 437
O'Conner v. Ortega (1987)p. 439
Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990)p. 442
Constitution of the United Statesp. 443
Selected Referencesp. 454
Index of Casesp. 462
General Indexp. 469
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