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The Continuity of Change

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M.I. UrofskyVirginia Commonwealth University, USA

ISBN13: 9780534129606
ISBN: 0534129609
Published: November 1991
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A history of the Warren and Burger Courts. The text examines the way the two Courts interpreted the meaning of certain basic rights between 1953 and 1986.

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Part I: Introduction. ""God save this honorable court"": continuity and change on the Supreme Court. Part II: The first ammendment. ""No part of business and government"": the Warren Court and the religion clauses. ""As winding as the famous serpentine wall"": the Burger Court and the religion clauses. ""The central meaning of the first ammendment"": the Warren Court and free speech. ""Free speech is powerful medicine"": the Burger Court and free speech. ""A press that is alert, aware, and free"": the press clause in the Court. Part III: Rights of the accused. ""In no way creates a constitutional straightjacket"": the Warren Court and criminal procedure. ""The time has come to modify the ...rule"": the Burger Court and criminal procedure. Part IV: Equal protection of the laws. ""People, not land or trees or pastures vote"": the Warren Court and equal protection. ""Not only overt discrimination but also practice"": the Burger Court and equal protection. ""If the right of privacy means anything..."": personal automony and due process.