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Constitutional Law and Young Adults

Peter G. Renstrom
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1992.
Language
English
ISBN
0874364833 (alk. paper), 9780874364835 (alk. paper)
Summary
Introduces young adults to the civil liberties and personal protections guaranteed them by the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment.
Contents
  • Introduction to Constitutional law. Articles of Confederation ; The second Constitution ; The Bill of Rights ; Judicial review ; Nationalizing the Bill of Rights ; Parens patriae
  • Constitutional law and the courts. Jurisdiction and organizational structure ; How cases begin ; U.S. Supreme Court review ; The decisional process ; The decision ; Implementation
  • Juveniles and the Constitution. Juvenile justice system ; Juvenile process: police investigations ; Custodial interrogation ; Identification procedures ; Juvenile court intake ; Adjudication ; Juveniles and the educational process ; Compulsory attendance ; School discipline ; The child protection system ; Several other Constitutional issues ; Protection of a juvenile's identity ; Obscenity ; Drinking ; Abortion and contraception
  • The First Amendment. Overview ; Free exercise of religion ; The flag salute cases and secular regulation ; Religion and taxes ; Sunday closing laws ; Unemployment compensation ; Conscientious objection ; Compulsory education ; Establishment of religion ; Tax exemptions ; Religion and schools ; "Aid" to nonpublic schools ; Religious displays on public property ; Free speech ; Symbolic expression ; Offensive speech ; Overbreadth doctrine ; Speech plus ; Right of Association ; Association and the electoral process ; Freedom of the press ; Prior restraint ; Press privilege ; The press and criminal proceedings ; Commercial press ; Broadcast regulation ; Obscenity ; Private possession of obscenity ; Libel
  • The Fourth Amendment. Probable cause ; Informants and probable cause ; Neutral magistrate ; Warrant particularity ; Stop-and-frisk ; Exceptions to the warrant requirement ; Search incident to lawful arrest ; The "plain view" exception ; Automobile searches ; Consent search ; Third party searches ; Drug screening ; Exclusionary rule ; Electronic surveillance
  • The Fifth Amendment. Grand jury ; Double jeopardy ; Self-incrimination ; Immunity ; Identification procedures ; Blood and other specimen samples ; Custodial interrogation ; Escobedo and Miranda ; Burger court modifications of Miranda
  • The Sixth Amendment. Public trial by jury ; Jury selection ; Prejudicial pre-trial publicity ; Peremptory challenges ; Jury size and unanimity ; Public trials and the media ; Plea bargaining ; Speedy trial ; Confrontation ; Compulsory process ; Assistance of counsel ; Counsel at state criminal trials ; Other critical stages ; Effectiveness of counsel ; Self-representation
  • The Eighth Amendment. Excessive bail ; Preventive detention ; Cruel and unusual punishment ; Capital punishment ; Guiding sentencer discretion ; Mandatory capital punishment ; Refinements to Gregg ; Where death is excessive punishment ; Capital punishment and race discrimination ; Capital punishment today
  • Equal protection and privacy. Separate but equal ; Separate but equal doctrine and public education ; Brown v. Board of Education ; School busing ; Employment discrimination ; Affirmative action ; Protection of civil rights ; The "new" equal protection ; Gender ; Gender discrimination in employment ; Alienage ; Wealth ; Illegitimacy ; Age ; Residency ; Voting rights ; Apportionment ; The right of privacy ; The right to terminate medical treatment ; Other matters of family
  • Appendix A. Constitution of the United States
  • Appendix B. Justices of the Supreme Court
  • Appendix C. Composition of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1900.
Description
xvii, 413 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
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