The Resource Legal system, Clare Hanrahan, book editor

Legal system, Clare Hanrahan, book editor

Label
Legal system
Title
Legal system
Statement of responsibility
Clare Hanrahan, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
347.73
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8700.Z9
LC item number
L43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Hanrahan, Clare
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Justice, Administration of
  • Jury
  • Television broadcasting of court proceedings
Label
Legal system, Clare Hanrahan, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Is the U.S. legal system in jeopardy? The USA Patriot Act strengthens the legal system / George W. Bush ; The USA Patriot Act undermines the legal system / American Civil Liberties Union ; The Military Commissions Act of 2006 protects national security / Office of the Press Secretary, the White House ; The Military Commissions Act of 2006 infringes on judicial due process / Anthony D. Romero ; Presidential signing statements ensure that new laws are constitutional / Michelle E. Boardman ; Presidential signing statements violate constitutional checks and balances / Jennifer Van Bergen ; DNA testing proves the legal system is flawed / Ezekiel Edwards ; DNA testing does not prove the legal system is flawed / William C. Thompson -- Does the judicial system work? Grand jury powers are needed in criminal investigations / Peter. F. Vaira ; Grand jury procedures harm the accused / Richard Alexander and Sheldon Portman ; Peremptory challenges based on religion should be allowed / Sherry F. Colb ; Peremptory challenges based on religion should not be allowed / Robert T. Miller ; The religious right attempts to influence judges / Max Blumenthal ; Political attacks threaten judicial independence / Bert Brandenburg-- Is the criminal justice system fair? Habeas corpus is the foundation of a fair justice system / Alberto J. Mora and Thomas R. Pickering ; Habeas corpus suspension is a necessary war-time power / Joseph Klein ; Undocumented workers should receive legal status / American Friends Service Committee ; Undocumented workers should not receive legal status / Robert C. Byrd ; Plea bargains expedite justice / Grant D. Griffiths ; Plea bargains jeopardize justice / Timothy Lynch-- What should be the role of the media in the legal system? Internet bloggers should have media access to courtrooms / A Progressive on the Prairie ; Internet bloggers should not have media access to courtrooms / James McGrath Morris ; Cameras should be allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court / Dahlia Lithwick ; Cameras should not be allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court / James N. Markels ; Limits on media access to celebrity trials is appropriate / Dahlia Lithwick ; Limits on media access to celebrity trials is unfair / Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Michael H. Dore ; Media coverage of trials should inform, not merely entertain / Steven I. Platt
Control code
ocn163812992
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9780737737585
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007032718
System control number
(OCoLC)163812992
Label
Legal system, Clare Hanrahan, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Is the U.S. legal system in jeopardy? The USA Patriot Act strengthens the legal system / George W. Bush ; The USA Patriot Act undermines the legal system / American Civil Liberties Union ; The Military Commissions Act of 2006 protects national security / Office of the Press Secretary, the White House ; The Military Commissions Act of 2006 infringes on judicial due process / Anthony D. Romero ; Presidential signing statements ensure that new laws are constitutional / Michelle E. Boardman ; Presidential signing statements violate constitutional checks and balances / Jennifer Van Bergen ; DNA testing proves the legal system is flawed / Ezekiel Edwards ; DNA testing does not prove the legal system is flawed / William C. Thompson -- Does the judicial system work? Grand jury powers are needed in criminal investigations / Peter. F. Vaira ; Grand jury procedures harm the accused / Richard Alexander and Sheldon Portman ; Peremptory challenges based on religion should be allowed / Sherry F. Colb ; Peremptory challenges based on religion should not be allowed / Robert T. Miller ; The religious right attempts to influence judges / Max Blumenthal ; Political attacks threaten judicial independence / Bert Brandenburg-- Is the criminal justice system fair? Habeas corpus is the foundation of a fair justice system / Alberto J. Mora and Thomas R. Pickering ; Habeas corpus suspension is a necessary war-time power / Joseph Klein ; Undocumented workers should receive legal status / American Friends Service Committee ; Undocumented workers should not receive legal status / Robert C. Byrd ; Plea bargains expedite justice / Grant D. Griffiths ; Plea bargains jeopardize justice / Timothy Lynch-- What should be the role of the media in the legal system? Internet bloggers should have media access to courtrooms / A Progressive on the Prairie ; Internet bloggers should not have media access to courtrooms / James McGrath Morris ; Cameras should be allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court / Dahlia Lithwick ; Cameras should not be allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court / James N. Markels ; Limits on media access to celebrity trials is appropriate / Dahlia Lithwick ; Limits on media access to celebrity trials is unfair / Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Michael H. Dore ; Media coverage of trials should inform, not merely entertain / Steven I. Platt
Control code
ocn163812992
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
237 p.
Isbn
9780737737585
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007032718
System control number
(OCoLC)163812992

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