The Wisest Council In The World

Author: John R. Vile
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820347728
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Although widely quoted and cited, William Pierce's sketches until now have never been analyzed or annotated in detail.

The Constitutional Convention Of 1787

Author: John R. Vile
ISBN: 9781616195403
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These two volumes provide a complete guide to a pivotal moment in the formation of the United States - the Constitutional Convention - that created one of the most important documents in history, the United States Constitution.

Summaries Of Leading Cases On The Constitution

Author: Joseph Francis Menez
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742532779
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This landmark book has long been the gold standard of concise summaries of important U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. constitutional law from the establishing of the Court to the present.

The Right To A Speedy And Public Trial

Author: Susan N. Herman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313321085
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A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution Susan N. Herman. 3. History
: The. Origins. of. the. Right. to. a. Speedy. Trial. PREAMBLE Like its Sixth
Amendment companion right to public trial, the right to a speedy trial does not
have a fully documented historical pedigree. There is little documentation of
horror stories of prolonged proceedings at any point in colonial or in recent
English history that the framers of the Constitution might have believed they were
acting to change.

The Supreme Court Of The United States

Author: John J. Patrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019029485X
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This third edition includes new articles on six cases: American Library Association v. United States (2003), Bush v. Gore (2000), Grutter v. Bollinger (2003), Lawrence v. Texasr (2003), Pierce v. Society of Sisters (1925), and Zelman v.

The Right To The Assistance Of Counsel

Author: James J. Tomkovicz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313314483
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A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution James J. Tomkovicz ...
Moreover, some lawyers would be willing to represent a defendant despite the
risk that all the resources to be used to pay their fees might be forfeited upon
conviction. ... any Sixth Amendment interest in permitting criminals to" use those
assets to pay for defense counsel (Caplin & Drysdale v. United States, 1989). In
United States v. Monsanto, a companion case to Caplin & Drysdale, the Court
addressed the ...

Government By The People

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497026415
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In it the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under
the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide counsel in criminal
cases to represent defendants who are unable to afford to pay their own
attorneys. The case extended the identical requirement that had been explicitly
imposed on federal courts under the Fifth Amendment and Sixth Amendment.
Roe v. Wade, 410 ... Decided simultaneously with a companion case, Doe v.
Bolton, the Court ...

The Politics Today Companion To American Government

Author: Alan R. Grant
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719058929
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But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible
to that of Vice-President of the United States. The original procedure set out in
Article II. section 1 , for the election of the president and vice-president meant that
the candidate with most votes became president and the runner-up would be vice
-president. However, in 1800 the election resulted in a tie because Thomas
Jefferson and his vice- presidential running mate, Aaron Burr, although members
of the ...