Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties is an essential reference for students and researchers as well as for the general reader to help better understand the world we live in today.

Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties

This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil liberties: freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition. In addition, it also covers concerns such as privacy, the rights of the accused, and national security. Alphabetically organized for ease of access, the articles range in length from 250 words for a brief biography to 5,000 words for in-depth analyses. Entries are organized around the following themes: organizations and government bodies legislation and legislative action, statutes, and acts historical overviews biographies cases themes, issues, concepts, and events. The Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties is an essential reference for students and researchers as well as for the general reader to help better understand the world we live in today.

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Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties
Language: en
Pages: 2304
Authors: Paul Finkelman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-07 - Publisher: Routledge

This Encyclopedia on American history and law is the first devoted to examining the issues of civil liberties and their relevance to major current events while providing a historical context and a philosophical discussion of the evolution of civil liberties. Coverage includes the traditional civil liberties: freedom of speech, press,
The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America: A-E
Language: en
Pages: 1141
Authors: David Andrew Schultz, John R. Vile
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Routledge

Examines the history and debates surrounding the concept and practice of civil liberties including court cases, events, Constitutional amendments and rights, personalities, and themes that have had an impact on American freedoms.
The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: David Schultz, John R. Vile
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the 1950s. At this critical time when individual freedoms are being weighed against the need for increased security, this exhaustive
Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties: Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1277
Authors: Kara E. Stooksbury, John M. Scheb II, Otis H. Stephens Jr.
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Thoroughly updated and featuring 75 new entries, this monumental four-volume work illuminates past and present events associated with civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. • Offers 686 alphabetically arranged entries, ranging from thoroughly updated entries from the first edition to 75 new entries that cover dramatic changes
The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America
Language: en
Pages: 1018
Authors: David Bradley, Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Routledge

Entries identify key leaders, organizations, events, and strategies of the Civil Rights movement

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