Comments: Very Good copy, cover and pages show light wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. May contain very minimal writing/highlighting or notations, that does not affect the text.
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Publication Date: 1992
Jon D Bible, Darien McWhirter
The United States Supreme Court is on the verge of overturning Roe v. Wade. When it does, that decision may be as important as the Dred Scott decision a century and a half ago. During the confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas the focus was on the constitutional right to privacy and abortion. No legal concept has been more controversial and has had such a significant impact on the lives of millions of Americans. This book provides an understandable overview of the Supreme Court decisions concerned with privacy issues such as sex, drugs, abortion, and the right to die. The legal evolution of the constitutional right to privacy is explored with every significant Supreme Court decision explained along the way. This book begins with an overview of the legal history that has led to the development of a constitutional right to privacy. The relationship between morality and law are presented from the Hittites to the Puritans. The impact of the ideas of philosophers such as Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Mill are presented along with an overview of the concepts of Natural Law and Natural Rights. The development of the right to privacy in American Common law is presented. The important Supreme Court decisions on privacy are discussed in detail from Griswold to Roe v. Wade.Jon D Bible is the author of 'Privacy as a Constitutional Right: Sex, Drugs, and the Right to Life', published 1992 under ISBN 9780899306384 and ISBN 0899306381.
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