Civil liberties and the Constitution: cases and commentaries
This time-honored casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisionsżprimarily those of the United States Supreme Courtżand assesses the overall political-social context in which the formulation and implementation of civil liberties policies take place. It features new cases and commentaries to enhance understanding of rights and liberties in historical and long-range perspective.
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Interest Groups and the Dynamics of Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties in the Context of Federalism
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