ERIC Number: ED374061
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
"Into Your Hands His Life and Liberty...." A Collection of Significant Cases from the Rhode Island Courts. First Edition.
Leonard, Donald E.; Mattson, John O., Ed.
Six cases from Rhode Island court history are presented in this document. The cases, dating from the time of Roger Williams to the 1970s, examine religious freedom, personal freedom, treason, robbery, murder, and drug possession. Each case is summarized and questions are supplied to help students understand crime and punishment in Rhode Island. A glossary of words and phrases concludes the document. (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Due Process, Higher Education, Law Related Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Ocean State Center for Law and Citizen Education, 22 Hayes Street, Room B-15, Providence, RI 02908.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Rhode Island Bar Association, Providence.
Authoring Institution: Ocean State Center for Law & Citizen Education, Providence, RI.
Identifiers: Rhode Island
Note: For related materials, see SO 024 492-493.