JSE-IRSC | ISBN 978-078918292-0 | Softcover | $14.95
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Individual Rights: The Blessings of Liberty, Student Book

JSE-IRSC | ISBN 978-078918292-0 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-IRHC | ISBN 978-161383182-3 | Hardcover | $21.95
Individual Rights: The Blessings of Liberty, Student Book
What prevents tyranny? This book from the Literature & Thought series contains literature that challenges the reader, promotes critical thinking, and encourages independent exploration of themes and issues related to this topic.
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Contents

Prologue

Preamble to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

Creating Context

The Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment, with annotations • The Incorporation Doctrine • Concept Vocabulary

Cluster One: How Would Society Be Different Without the First Amendment?

Thinking Skill: Evaluating Arguments

The First Amendment (primary source)
George Washington and the Touro Synagogue (letters)
Moses Seixas and George Washington
Jefferson and the “Wall of Separation” (letter)
Thomas Jefferson
Banning the Veil (editorial)
Linda Chavez
Declaration of Conscience (speech)
Margaret Chase Smith
Irregular Verbs (poem)
Aquiles Nazoa
Thoughts That We Hate (book)
Anthony Lewis
Are Violent Video Games Protected as Free Speech (oral arguments)

Cluster Two: How Well Does Federalism Protect Individual Rights?

Thinking Skill: Defining Key Words and Phrases

The Spirit of Liberty (speech)
Judge Learned Hand
The Doll Test and the Fourteenth Amendment (book)
Nat Hentoff
The Courage of Their Convictions: Fannie Lou Hamer (book)
Linda R. Monk
Privacy and the Ninth Amendment (Supreme Court opinion)
Justice Arthur Goldberg
The Rights of Americans with Disabilities (web archives)
Atlanta Legal Aid Society
You Get Proud by Practicing (poem)
Laura Hershey
Putting the Second Amendment Second (web commentary)
Akhil Reed Amar

Cluster Three: Why Are Suspects’ Rights Important?

Thinking Skill: Integrating Multimedia Information

Atoms vs. Bits: Your Phone in the Eyes of the Law (article)
Alexis Madrigal
Nineteen Eighty-Four (novel)
George Orwell
The Work of Brothers (poem)
Dale Wisely
The Civil Rights of American Muslims After 9/11 (book)
Abdus Sattar Ghazali
In Defense of the Patriot Act (editorial)
Heather Mac Donald
Miranda for Juveniles (Supreme Court opinion)
Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Impartial Jurors, Impartial Juries (speech)
Newton R. Minow
Emmett Till (poem)
James A. Emanuel

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

Thinking Skill: Integrating Sources of Information

Students and Free Speech

Tinker Case Guides Court as Student’s Parody of Principal Is Ruled Protected Speech (news story)
Beth Hawkins
Student Speech Can Be Restricted (Supreme Court opinion)
Chief Justice John Roberts

Students and Privacy

'Webcamgate' Shows Youth Are Not Apathetic About Privacy (blog)
Mario Rodriguez
Safe Schools, Cell Phones, and the Fourth Amendment (article)
Bernard James

Students and Criminal Justice

Adult Time for Adult Crimes (report)
Charles D. Stimson and Andrew M. Grossman
Juvenile Justice (website)
Frontline