The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times: Get a unique glimpse into our nation's history as you read the speeches of America's greatest leaders, exactly as they were delivered. Each speech is preceded by an introductory, fact-filled section that includes photographs, political background, and sidebars.
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History and social context of the amendment process, covering each of the 27 amendments
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Features a series of essays that examine the historical background of the Fourth Amendment along with its key facets relating to: technology, privacy, terrorism, warrant requirement, congress, and states.
Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.
Provides a definitive resource for an understanding of those who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the U.S. presidency, through George W. Bush.
Contains full-text databases for law journals (issues back to their inception), the Federal Register (from 1936), U.S. Treaties and Agreements (TIAS from #1849, UST from 1950), and U.S. Supreme Court cases (from 1790). Provided to the general public through the courtesy of Washington County Law Library.
Provides full-text coverage of major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals offers law students, faculty and legal researchers the publications they need for their research and practicum. Each title included is selected on the basis of criteria provided the American Association of Law Libraries.
Profiles major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made a significant impact on American society.
Chronicles and interpretations of the numerous waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times up to the present day. Covers the economic, religious, and political forces that compelled people to seek a better life in a new land, this resource profiles both prominent and lesser-known figures of the immigrant experience, and features key documents related to the topic.