Books in category Law – Civil Rights

  • Civil Liberties and the State A Documentary and Reference Guide

    Civil Liberties and the State: A Documentary and Reference Guide
    Christopher Peter Latimer

    Provides documents pertaining to civil liberties in America, including the debates over arbitrary state action, due process, equal protection, freedom of speech, and privacy issues.

  • European Consensus and the Legitimacy of the European Court of Human Rights

    European Consensus and the Legitimacy of the European Court of Human Rights
    Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou

    The most comprehensive and critical analysis of the application of European consensus by the European Court of Human Rights.

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Raymond Arsenault

    With characters and plot lines rivaling those of the most imaginative fiction, this is a tale of heroic sacrifice and unexpected triumph.

  • Split Decisions

    Split Decisions
    Janet Halley

    Is it time to take a break from feminism? In this pathbreaking book, Janet Halley reassesses the place of feminism in the law and politics of sexuality.

  • Targeted

    Targeted
    Deepa Fernandes

    In Targeted, journalist Deepa Fernandes seamlessly weaves together history, political analysis, and first-person narratives of those caught in the grips of the increasingly Kafkaesque U.S. Homeland Security system.

  • Privacy and Power

    Privacy and Power
    Russell A. Miller

    This book documents and explains the differences in the ways Americans and Europeans approach the issues of privacy and intelligence gathering.

  • Proportionality and Judicial Activism

    Proportionality and Judicial Activism
    Niels Petersen

    This book uses empirical analysis to show that courts refrain from using the proportionality test as a means of judicial activism.

  • Reconstructing the Dreamland

    Reconstructing the Dreamland
    Alfred L. Brophy, Randall Kennedy

    In this text, Alfred Brophy draws on his own extensive research into contemporary accounts and court documents to chronicle this devastating riot, showing how and why the rule of law quickly eroded.

  • Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

    Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia
    Po Jen Yap

    Drawing on the history and constitutional framework of these Asian law systems, this book examines the political structures and traditions that were inherited from the British colonial government and the major constitutional developments …

  • Islamic Law in Action

    Islamic Law in Action
    Kristen Stilt

    Taking a "law in action" approach to the study of Islamic law through a focus on the activities of the muhtasib in medieval Cairo and Fustat, this book paints a clear picture of the practice of Islamic law at the time.

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