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Issues on Trial - Civil Liberties and War (Issues on Trial)

by Jamuna Carroll

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • War and emergency powers,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Civil rights,
  • Cases

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898717M
    ISBN 100737725036
    ISBN 109780737725032
    OCLC/WorldCa61500082

    As a partisan strategy among other things, civil liberties activism proved a powerful wedge issue after Abu Ghraib. But endless and clean war has been a common project of Democratic and Republican foreign policy, and civil liberties and human rights approaches have missed the significance of this development and therefore the chance to. Susan N. Herman was elected President of the American Civil Liberties Union in October , after having served on the ACLU National Board of Directors, as a member of the Executive Committee, and as General holds a chair as Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where she teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Criminal .

    The government's response to September 11 raised serious civil liberties issues. President Bush authorized the National Security Agency to conduct "warrantless wiretaps" on communications originating outside the United States from individuals suspected or known to have ties to terrorist organizations.   Cassel’s book offers a valuable guide to these issues – and a passionate argument for favoring the civil liberties that are now under fire. .

    Legal scholars talked about civil liberties and the war on terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were detentions of suspected terrorists, providing access to counsel, secrecy by the. Civil liberties are typically thought to include freedom of speech, press, religion, and assembly; freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures; and certain other rights related to criminal law enforcement, such as the rights to habeas corpus, against self-incrimination, to a jury trial.


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Issues on Trial - Civil Liberties and War (Issues on Trial) by Jamuna Carroll Download PDF EPUB FB2

Republicans dubbed such war opponents Copperheads because of the copper liberty-head coins they wore as badges. 1 Encyclopedia of the American Civil War: A Political, So cia l, and M ili tary History (David S. Heidler & Jeanne T. Heidler eds., ).

The term Copperhead was “borrowed from the poisonous snake of the same name that lies. A few weeks later, in his message to a special session of Congress on July 4,the President justified his suspension of the writ of habeas corpus and other limitations on civil liberties as necessary to defend the United States in the national emergency created by the Civil War.

Issues on trial. Responsibility: Jamuna Carroll, book editor. More information: Table of contents; Abstract: Presents extracts and analysis of recent court decisions dealing with issues of civil liberties and war, covering such topics as the limitations of due process rights for enemy combatants, protection of free speech rights for individuals.

Visions of Liberty is an excellent first book on civil liberties, combining text and photographs to bring to life the history of the Bill of Rights and the civil liberties issues that have provoked so much controversy in our society. The text is written by Ira Glasser, long-time Executive Director of the ACLU () and a forceful.

Two hundred and eleven years ago, Congress proposed and the states ratified the Bill of Rights. Since that time, these rights have been challenged over and over again. The Alien and Sedition Acts, the Civil War, the 'Red Scares' during both World Wars, the Cold War and its permanent crisis mentality, the Vietnam era and its civil unrest, and now the War on Terrorism—all are.

Books shelved as civil-liberties: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald, Terrorism and the Consti. About Civil Liberties and War - Meet the demand for reliable information tied to law, social sciences and more. illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults.

The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

A documentary that investigates the ways in which the civil liberties of American citizens and immigrants have. The COVID pandemic has closed down many businesses, but the work of preserving civil liberties and civil rights continues, as essential as ever.

Reports of courts closing down can be misleading. While public trials that require jurors and in-person testimony have been suspended, most courts and lawyers can do their work remotely. Since Septemmany scholars and citizens have questioned how President Bush's actions and reactions to the problems of national security and war will affect his legacy and civil liberties.

ISSUE STATEMENT Throughout the s and early s, the fragile gains in civil liberties and social justice obtained by the social movements of the s, s, and s were steadily eroded by execu-tive order, legislation, voter referenda, and judi-cial decisions.

In an era in which the triumph of freedom and democracy has been hailed by U.S. For additional reading, see Mark E. Neely’s Fate of Liberty: Civil Liberties in Wartime, Brian McGinty’s Lincoln and the Court, and James F.

Simon’s Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney. Originally published in the June issue of Civil War Times. To subscribe, click here. This volume from the Examining Issues through Political Cartoons series spotlights 16 cartoons related to the suspension of civil liberties and human rights during America's wars.

The first chapter presents cartoons from the Civil War to the War in Vietnam, while chapter two considers "America's War on Terrorism" and chapter three, the current Author: Laura K.

Egendorf. Discover the best Civil Rights & Liberties in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. This book examines civil liberties in China today, covering the topics of constitutional rights of citizens, rights of the criminally accused, the court and legal systems, and judicial conflicts between government regulation and personal.

book, The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror,6 Ignatieff, the director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University, discusses issues even more ominous than the curtailment of such civil liberties as freedom from search and seizure at airports: preemptive war, targeted assassinations, indef.

“Most white Americans were willing to sacrifice civil liberties in the name of national security as long as they were the civil liberties of someone else.” ― Neil Nakadate, Looking After Minidoka: An American Memoir. Moreover, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits "discrimination by employers on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin." The following year, the Voting Rights Act was passed further protecting African Americans' rights by eliminating literacy tests in voting, which were still used in several southern states.

This updated comprehensive history of the American Civil Liberties Union recounts the ACLU's stormy history since its founding in to fight for free speech and explores its involvement in some of the most famous causes in American history, including the Scopes "monkey trial," the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the Cold War anti-Communist witch hunts, and the civil.

However, it is important to note that some instances regarding the suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus have occurred in the presence of genuine threats to public safety and invasion, particularly during the American Civil War and World War II.

But, with respect to. CIVIL LIBERTIES AND THE CONSTITUTION. The Constitution as written in did not include a Bill of Rights, although the idea of including one was proposed and, after brief discussion, dismissed in the final week of the Constitutional framers of the Constitution believed they faced much more pressing concerns than the protection of civil rights and liberties.Civil Rights Act of Outlawed major forms of discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities, and also women.

It ended unequal application of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and .War and its effect on civil liberties remains a frightening unknown.” Neely’s point is well taken today – since Septemmany scholars and citizens have questioned how President Bush’s reactions and actions to the problems of national security and war have on his legacy and civil liberties.