Rights of the People
by Melvin Urofsky
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2003
Number of pages: 102
A history of American law and justice, written by Constitutional historian Melvin Urofsky. By focusing on the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution, and the legal interpretations, many of them written by America's finest jurists, that refined and expanded the Bill of Rights, Urofsky presents a history of the United States from the standpoint of individual liberty.
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by Daniel J. Solove - Yale University Press
A fascinating account of how the Internet is transforming gossip and our ability to protect our own reputations. The author shows that the unconstrained flow of information on the Internet may impede opportunities for self-development and freedom.
by Clint Bolick - Cato Institute
Bolick explains in clear terms how the civil rights movement strayed off course and demonstrates what is needed to get it back on track. He challenges Americans to reclaim the original civil rights vision by grounding it in individual empowerment.
by Toby Mendel - UNESCO
This book makes a significant contribution to the existing literature on freedom of information. It will be a valuable resource to the many people all over the world who wish to promote effective legal guarantees for the right to information.
by Michael Jay Friedman - U. S. Department of State
This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans. It is a story of dignified persistence and struggle, a story that produced great heroes and heroines.