Missouri Law And The American Conscience

Author: Kenneth H. Winn
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273564
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Until recently, many of Missouri’s legal records were inaccessible and the existence of many influential, historic cases was unknown. The ten essays in this volume showcase Missouri as both maker and microcosm of American history.

Lies Across America

Author: James W. Loewen
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595586768
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What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong James Loewen ... In 1837 he had noted that
states' rights allowed Northerners to distance themselves morally from slavery: “A
large portion of the Northern States believes slavery to be a sin, and would
consider it as an obligation of conscience to abolish it if they should feel
themselves in any ... Meanwhile, Thomas Hart Benton, Missouri senator from
1820 through 1850, became more and more convinced that the United States
should be preserved.

Black Hills White Justice

Author: Edward Lazarus
Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 9780060922078
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A white man's court, according to white man's rules, would now decide if
America's conscience as reflected in its laws required such a payment. On the
floor of Congress and in the national press, the debate began whether a country
in the midst of the worst depression in its history could afford such a price to
redress what many viewed as bygone wrongs. Those wrongs were present
history for the Sioux. With most of the old men gone, and after so much suffering
for so long, to the ...

The Myth Of The Imperial Judiciary

Author: Mark Kozlowski
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814749291
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Why the Right is Wrong about the Courts Mark Kozlowski. ruptive, subversive,
and wicked,” “any public man of probity and conscience in the America of the
1790s who engaged in factional politics would have had to persuade himself, not
to say others, that what he was doing in practice did not controvert a theoretical
view to which everyone, himself included, subscribed.” Stanley Elkins and Eric
McKitrick, The Age of Federalism, 263 (1993). Such persuasion usually took the
form of ...

American Journal Of Medical Jurisprudence

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Of all the problems involved in the subject of insanity as a defense to crime, the
greatest difference of opinion, and the most discussion on the part of courts and
commentators, has centered about the legal "tests" of insanity, i.e., the degree of
mental unsoundness which must be shown ... (4) Whether the defendant had
capacity to judge right from wrong as to the particular act, knowledge and
consciousness that the act was wrong, and that he would deserve punishment for
committing it.

The American Journal Of Medical Jurisprudence

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Of all the problems involved in the subject of insanity as a defense to crime, the
greatest difference of opinion, and the most discussion on the part of courts and
commentators, has centered about the legal "tests" of insanity, i.e., the degree of
mental unsoundness which must be shown ... (4) Whether the defendant had
capacity to judge right from wrong as to the particular act, knowledge and
consciousness that the act was wrong, and that he would deserve punishment for
committing it.

Confirmation Hearing On The Nomination Of John Ashcroft To Be Attorney General Of The United States

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
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Conclusion After reviewing the actions of John Ashcroft in the St. Louis case, I
have concluded that they are strongly reminiscent of the actions of public officials
during the era of massive resistance in the 1950s and 60s in the South. That is a
period I witnessed as a civil rights lawyer and later as General Counsel and Staff
Director of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and most officials North and South
now agree that it was a shameful period in American history. In some ways I think
that ...

A Comprehensive History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints

Author: Brigham Henry Roberts
Publisher:
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It promises to all their religious freedom, the right to worship God beneath their
own vine and fig tree, according to their own conscience. It guarantees to all the
citizens of the several ... They have been driven from the state of Missouri at the
point of the bayonet, and prevented from enjoying and exercising the rights of
citizens of the state of Missouri. It is the theory of our laws, that for the protection
of every legal right, there is a legal remedy. What, then, we would ask, is the
remedy for ...

The Gagging Of God

Author: D. A. Carson
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310830680
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Kaufman, Gordon D. An Essay on Theological Method, American Academy of
Religion Studies in Religion, vol. 1 1. ... Diversity, I listorical Consciousness, and
Christian Theology.* In The Myth of Christian Uniqueness: Toward a Pluralistic
Theurgy of Religions. Edited by John Hick and Paul F, Knitter Marvknolh Orbis
Books, 1987, Keegan, John. A History o f Warfare. ... Kilpa trick, William K, Why
Johnny (Unit Tell Right from Wrong: Moral Illiteracy and the Case for Character
Education ...