A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States

2010, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the U.S., Legislative History admin

City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
Edited and compiled by: Roy M. Mersky and Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

This 3-volume set is devoted to the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of the City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health. In this decision, the Court found that the city’s abortion ordinances, including required parental consent for minors, informed consult for adults, and a 24-hour waiting period, to be unconstitutional. The Court believed these provisions “unjustifiably placed a significant obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion,” and also constituted an attempt to persuade against an abortion. This compilation contains all briefs submitted to the Supreme Court,

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September 11 Detainees

2010, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Hein's Electronic Documents Reprint Series, Immigration admin

A Review of the Treatment of Aliens Held on Immigration Charges in Connection with the Investigation of the September 11 Attacks
Hein’s Electronic Documents Reprint Series, #11

Shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Attorney General directed the FBI and other federal law enforcement personnel to use “every available law enforcement tool” to arrest persons participating in, or lending support to, terrorist activities. Within two months, authorities had detained at least 1,200 citizens and aliens nationwide. While some were questioned and released without charge, many were arrested for violating federal immigration law. This work reviews the allegations that began to arise in the media that detainees were being mistreated,

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IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Law Review

2010, Civil Rights, Human Rights, Military Law admin

New Volume Now Available!

The IDF Law Review serves as an academic research tool and mechanism to initiate debate and innovative ideas in the fields of Military Law, the Law of War, Operational Law, and Criminal and Constitutional Law concerning military activities. The Review is one of the few law reviews worldwide that is edited by Military Advocate General personnel, together with academic jurists and judges. The 2007-2008 volume of the IDF Law Review opens with a special symposium of short articles dedicated to developments in the subject of teaching the Law of War, which have been written by a number of experts from around the world. Following the symposium, this third volume continues with a number of articles exploring a diverse range of international,

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Account of the Proceedings in the Trial of Susan B. Anthony

2010, Advocacy, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Women and the Law admin

On the Charge of Illegal Voting, at the Presidential Election in Nov., 1872. And on the Trial of Beverly W. Jones, Edwin T. Marsh and William B. Hall, the Inspectors of Election by whom her Vote was Received
By: Susan B. Anthony

In 1872, a group of women led by Susan B. Anthony attempted to vote during the presidential election, claiming they were entitled to do so by the Fourteenth Amendment. The presiding officials decided by a majority to accept their ballots. The women were soon arrested for this act and indicted for “knowingly voting without having a lawful right to vote.” The officials involved were also indicted. In this work, Anthony provides an account of the landmark suffragist trial before the U.S.

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The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment

2010, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Political Science, Property admin

By: Horace Edgar Flack

The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment reviews the purpose and object of this Amendment in historical context while analyzing how Supreme Court decisions during the 40 years between the Amendment’s complete ratification in 1868 and this work’s original publication gave the Fourteenth Amendment a vastly different meaning than those who drafted it had intended. In compiling this work, Flack used all of the chief sources of the time, including the Congressional Globe and Record, the Reports of various Committees, and contemporary newspaper accounts. He includes a preface, a review of each of the sections of the Amendment, an appendix on the text of the War Amendments, and a complete index,

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Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger

2009, Civil Rights, Legal Education, Legislative History admin

Litigation Documents: A Documentary History of Affirmative Action in Higher Education
Edited and compiled by: Roy Mersky & Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

Mersky and Jayasuriya’s work catalogs the history of affirmative action in the higher education realm, focusing on the cases of Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger. Affirmative action has long been and continues to be a hot topic in the United States. This book contains a collection of all briefs submitted to the Supreme Court, the transcripts of the two Supreme Court oral arguments, the lower court opinions, and the final decision of the two cases. This compilation is intended to be a historical record.

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A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States:

2009, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the U.S., Legislative History admin

City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
Edited and Compiled By: Roy M. Mersky and Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

This 3-volume set is the seventh installment of the series A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States and is devoted to the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of the City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health. In this decision, the Court found that the city’s abortion ordinances, including required parental consent for minors, informed consent for adults, and a 24-hour waiting period to be unconstitutional. The Courts believed these provisions “unjustifiably placed a significant obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion,”

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A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the

2008, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Legislative History admin

City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
Edited by Roy M. Mersky and Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

This set is the 7th installment of the series A Documentary History of the Legal Aspects of Abortion in the United States. This set is devoted to the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of the City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health. In this decision, the court found the city’s abortion ordinances, including required parental consent for minors, informed consent for adults, and a 24-hour waiting period, to be unconstitutional. The attached Hein Cite also includes a detailed list of the previous six cases covered by this collection.

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Published: Buffalo;

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Civil Liberties in Wartime

2008, Civil Rights, Legislative History admin

Legislative Histories of the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act of 1918
By William H. Manz

Hein is pleased to bring researchers, for the first time in one comprehensive collection, a compilation of the legislative histories of the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act of 1918. Editor William H. Manz includes many hard-to-obtain documents related to the laws’ legislative histories, including the major bill versions, the complete congressional debate, reports and hearings.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007

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Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger

2008, Civil Rights, Legal Education, Legislative History admin

Litigation Documents: A Documentary History of Affirmative Action in Higher Education
Edited and Compiled by Roy Mersky & Kumar Percy Jayasuriya

This new work from Hein catalogs the history of affirmative action in the higher education realm, focusing primarily on the cases of Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger. The book contains a collection of all briefs submitted to the Supreme Court, the transcripts of the two Supreme Court oral arguments, the lower court opinions and the final decisions of the two cases.

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List price for 5 volumes $525.00 Order Now
Published: Buffalo;

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