ERIC Number: ED339625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
A Time for Choices.
Haskel, Claudia A., Ed.; Otto, Jean H., Ed.
A collection of essays on the 10 amendments that comprise the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution is presented in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. The following essays are included: "The First Amendment and the Virtues of an Open Society" (R. Smolla); "The First Amendment as a Guardian of Liberties" (M. Halperin); "The First Amendment and the Role of a Free Press in a Free Society" (B. Sanford); "An Unsettled Arena: Religion and the First Amendment" (R. White, Jr.); "The Second Amendment: The Right to Bear Arms" (W. Burger); "The Fourth Amendment, Privacy, and Modern Technology: A Time for Reassessment" (G. Trubow); "The Right of the People to be Secure in Their Persons, Homes, Papers, and Effects" (Y. Kamisar); "Freedom of Speech and the Privilege Against Self-Incrimination" (Justice W. Erickson); "Reconcilable Rights to a Fair Trial and a Free Press" (R. Mazer; D. Kelly); "The Eighth Amendment: An Analysis" (R. Fine); "The Ninth Amendment and Rights Not Enumerated" (R. Peck); "The First and Tenth Amendments in a Federal System: The States and Free Speech" (R. O'Neil); and "Crucial Connection: First and Fourteenth Amendments" (D. Gillmor). The Bill of Rights also is listed, as is information about the contributors, and a glossary of key terms. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: First Amendment Congress, Denver, CO.
Identifiers: Bill of Rights; United States Constitution