This insightful Advanced Introduction provides a kaleidoscopic overview of key US civil liberties, including freedom of speech, press, assembly, and religion, limitations on search and seizure, due process in criminal proceedings, autonomy rights, rights of equality, and democratic participation.
Discusses the historical development and current status of core civil liberties
Examines the tension between libertarian and egalitarian views of civil liberties
Promotes further understanding of the role of the US Supreme Court and other actors in setting levels of protection for civil liberties
Provides an overview of common themes in development and interpretation of constitutionally protected civil liberties in multiple areas, including abortion
Featuring examples of how key civil liberties have been shaped by historical, legal, and philosophical forces, this Advanced Introduction will be essential reading for students and scholars in American studies, history, human rights, law and politics, and political science.
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