Miller's court

Miller’s court

Miller’s court

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Arthur R. Miller
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1982
  • Type: Book
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Additional Format

Online version: Miller, Arthur Raphael, 1934- Miller’s court. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982 (OCoLC)777753594

Short Description

VIII, 302 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Miller’s court is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Responsable Person: Arthur R. Miller.
  • Publication Date: 1982
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 1982
  • Last edition Date: 1982
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD600
  • ISBN: 0395313236 9780395313237
  • OCLC: 7836346

Main Contents

Prologue: does the law work? You be the judge!
[pt. I.] Freedom and rights. School prayer: can religion be kept out of the classroom? ; Point of law: cults and family rights
Free speech and civil disobedience: are the rules to be broken? ; Point of law: the Pentagon Papers case
The right of privacy: a polemic: what’s left of it in our computerized, information-packed world? ; Point of law: privacy versus the press
Free expression: can the government or the people suppress it? ; Point of law: censorship in the classroom
[pt. II.] Law and order. Self-defense: can you protect yourself and avoid the slammer? ; Point of law: rape
a short study in legal schizophrenia
Sports VIolence: should the law intervene or has everybody assumed the risk? ; Point of law: fan VIolence
the case for legal intervention
The death penalty: legitimate sanction or legalized murder? ; Point of law: not guilty by reason of insantiy
[Pt. III.] Agreements and relationships. Job contracts: are they worth the paper they’re printed on? ; Point of the law: judicial activism versus judicial restraint
Products liability: must the buyer beware? ; Point of law: the Pinto case
can corporate carelessness be criminal?
Living together: should the law promote VIrtue? ; Point of law: galimony
Landlord and tenant: how can we modernize ancient rights? ; Point of law: condominium conversion
[Pt. IV.] Life and death. The right to die: does the law offer death with dignity? ; Point of law: the right to live
Abortion: who really owns your body? ; Point of law: the story of Chad Green
Genetic engineering: how should the law deal with our burgeoning power over life itself? ; Point of law: sterilization.

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